Virgin Valley Water District Project Updates
Last Updated: March 24, 2023
Scenic Tank Replacement Project – this project includes the replacement of an existing tank east of Bunkerville with a new 2-million-gallon water storage tank. The project was bid and awarded to Byrd Underground. Due to the long lead time of steel and other materials, construction has not commenced, but should start as early as May, 2023.
Pioneer Boulevard Waterline Replacement Project – this project includes the replacement of waterline in the Pioneer Blvd/Falcon Ridge Pkwy intersection and in each direction up Pioneer Blvd and Falcon Ridge Parkway. The project commenced construction in January 2023 and is near completion ahead of schedule!
Treatment Plant #35 – this project includes an arsenic treatment plant facility and equipping Well #35 (off of Mesquite Heights Rd) and will provide additional source capacity for the continued growth in the service area. The project is not expected to commence until early 2024.
Well #36 (Wingate) Well Equipping and Well House – this project includes equipping the recently drilled Well #36 (near Wingate Dr) and constructing a well house adjacent to the well. The project is not expected to commence until 2024.
Well #36 Transmission Line – Well #36 will be treated at Treatment Plant #35 on Mesquite Heights Rd. This project includes the transmission line to convey the raw water from Well #36 along Wingate Dr to the already installed transmission line in Mesquite Heights Rd. The project also includes a waterline loop which will allow Hayden Estates to be placed on a higher pressure zone. The project has been bid and the pre-construction meeting held. Construction commencement is anticipated April 10, 2023.
Sandhill, Canal, Old Mill Waterline Replacement – this project includes replacement of approximately 6,400 feet of aging waterline on Canal St and Sandhill Blvd north of Old Mill as well as Old Mill east of Sandhill. The project is currently in design with commencement of construction anticipated in 2024.
Sun City Booster Station – this project will help mitigate the possibility of Sun City needing to be placed on low pressure during maintenance or repair of the main trunk line feeding Sun City. The project includes booster pumps that will pump from a lower pressure zone to Sun City’s higher pressure zone. This project is currently in the design phase with earthwork anticipated in summer of 2023 and building construction anticipated in fall/winter of 2023.
Town Wash Pipe Replacement – this project involves the replacement and realignment of the waterline between Town Wash and Pioneer Boulevard just north of I-15, as well as on El Dorado Rd near Mesa Blvd. The waterline improvements are part of a larger storm drain project in coordination with Mesquite City and the Clark County Regional Flood Control District. Construction is anticipated to commence during the summer of 2023.
Hafen Ln/Leavitt Ln Waterline – this project includes minor waterline improvements along Hafen Ln and Leavitt Ln and is part of a larger project (Leavitt Ln) with the City of Mesquite. Construction is anticipated to commence in early 2024.