Well 5 Construction
The final 2 pieces of drilling support equipment were demobilized at the beginning of the week and test pumping equipment was mobilized to site. Read on...
Drilling was stopped at a total depth of 1,535 feet. Crews have begun removing drilling equipment. Read on...
The Village is implementing a water infrastructure improvement plan, utilizing a low interest loan from the IEPA's revolving loan program. The construction of a new deep well for the Village's water supply has been approved by the Village Board and is scheduled for construction in 2019. The Village has secured funds for the construction of the well through the IEPA.
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The project will begin late fall, early winter of 2018 with the replacement of approximately 100' of sanitary main running north-south through Field Park. The sanitary main adjacent to the proposed well site will be upgraded to potable water quality pipe.
Construction of the new well will begin with the drilling and will commence around July 2019. Drilling is expected to take approximately four months. During this period some overnight work may be required. The "Typical Deep Rotary" drill rig setup consists of the following equipment
- Drill Rig
- Dog House
- Drill Pipe Trailer
- Pump #1 & #2
- Mud System
- Dog House
The new well will facilitate the need for a new transmission main to run from Field Park, east to the Water Treatment Plant located near Johnson Avenue and Hillgrove Avenue. The transmission main work is expected to occur concurrently with the drilling of the new well. Work is anticipated to begin around July 2019 and take approximately 4-6 weeks.
The new main will be mechanically bored near the southern curb line of Hillgrove Avenue. Parking along the south side of Hillgrove Avenue will be temporarily closed while boring is occuring.
Once the drilling of the well is complete, the well pumping equipment and electrical systems will be installed. Work is anticipated to commence during the fall of 2019. The final well site will include a pit-less well design with a small building for the electrical equipment on the site.