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CIP 4078C - Sexton Mountain Pump Station Upgrade

Status: Current project

Project Category: Water

Project Estimated Cost: $9,418,000

Project Description

Phase 1 of the SMPS Upgrade has been completed and included two 250 horsepower (HP) pumps and associated variable frequency drives (VFDs), retaining wall replacement, fence expansion, emergency standby generator and automatic transfer switch (ATS), two electric switchboards, transformer vault, and associated electrical improvements. Phase 2 will include upgrades to the existing pump station, a new seismically resilient pump station with a restroom, two booster pumps, a hydropower turbine, electric vehicle chargers, and architectural, structural, fencing, electrical, sanitary, and water line improvements.

Project Manager(s)

Sergey Dezhnyuk, 503-526-2792

Project Schedule

FY 15-16: Preliminary electrical design for pump station switchboard upgrade
FY 17-18: Preliminary design for pump system upgrades and permanent emergency generator
FY 18-19: Design kickoff for emergency generator and pump upgrades
FY 19-20: Begin Phase 1 design for emergency generator and pump upgrades; ALTA survey; CM/GC firm, vertical turbine pumps and standby engine generator procurement
FY 20-21: Phase 1 construction and Phase 2 design
FY 21-22: Phase 2 design and start Phase 2 construction
FY 22-23: Complete Phase 2 construction
FY 23-24: Project closeout

Project Justification

The Sexton Mountain pump station is the City's primary pump station and the only one capable of lifting water to the Cooper Mountain reservoir. The upgrades are needed to increase the capacity, reliability, effectiveness, and efficiency of the pump station.

Project Image(s)

CIP 4078C Water Project map for area bounded by SW Sexton Mountain Dr, Murray Blvd and, SW 148th and Telluride Terrace.

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