Hunters Ridge Water Line Connection

Hunters Ridge Water Line Connection

Project Manager

City Engineering / Brandon Neal, P.E.

SUA Project No. 21WL01

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What We're Doing

Constructing 400 feet of new water line along Hunters Ridge Drive. The project includes a meter vault to measure flow from the municipal system into the rural service area. 

Anticipated Milestones

  • Anticipated Date (Design): Completed by staff, Summer 2020
  • Anticipated Date (Construction): Fall 2020
  • Anticipated Date (Completion): Winter 2020

Benefits of the Project

  • Provide a second supply into the RWD1 service area.
  • Eliminate need for field crews to flush the Hunter’s Ridge neighborhood dead end.
  • Improve water quality in the Hunter’s Ridge neighborhood.
  • Allow 20 additional meters in the RWD1 service area.

Budget & Funding

  • Year Funded: 2020
  • Funding Source: Water Capital Fund
  • Project Budget: $51,000
  • Expenditures to date: $0
  • The construction cost for this project will be recovered through a surcharge on new meters in the RWD1 service area.

Project Management


Sept. 21, 2020: The construction contract has been awarded to Wick Excavating.

Nov. 16, 2020: Notice to Proceed was issued and water line installation work has begun.

Dec. 8, 2020: The contractor has begun construction, and progress has been swift. New water line has been installed by bore along Hunters Ridge, crossing both Richmond and Hunters Ridge without damaging the pavement or obstructing traffic.

Jan. 5, 2021: The contractor has completed the water line installation and connected it to the existing distribution system. Final surface restoration and cleanup is commencing. 

Feb. 18, 2021: The extreme weather has delayed the restoration and completion of the final punch list items. 

May 1, 2021: All work is complete. 

Actions Authorized by Stillwater Utilities Authority (SUA)

  • 09.21.20  | SUA-20-33 |  Bid Recommendation


Facing south along Hunters Ridge Drive at water line installation