STATUS REPORT
For Board Meeting August 5, 2010

1.  Reclaimed Water Aquifer Storage Recovery 
ASRus assisted EWD staff with preparation of the June 2010 monthly report to DEP’s Underground Injection Control Staff.  Recovery from the ASR well began on May 5, 2010, and approximately 38 MG was recovered from the well. The well is currently shut-in, with a total of 756 MG in storage as of July 19, 2010.  The allowable storage volume in the well is 820 MG.

*2.  ASR Supplemental Reclaimed Water Source   
FDEP issued a request for additional information on the permit modification submitted on May 23, 2010. ASRus worked with EWD staff to submit a timely response to FDEP addressing the issues raised. We are awaiting approval of the permit modification by FDEP. ASRus continues to work with EWD staff to equip the six new piezometers with water level recorders for continuous monitoring at the site to allow pumping of the storage pond once the permit modification is received and hydrologic conditions are favorable.

3.  Wellfield No. 5  
The PZ1 monitoring well on N. Elm Street which was approved at the June 8, 2010 Sarasota County Board of County Commissioners meeting was completed on June 29, 2010.  The monitoring well will be incorporated into the water quality and water level monitoring program for Wellfield No. 5 as required under the Water Use Permit.  Sarasota County has signed off on the Right-of-Way Permit for this project.  This Project is completed and will be removed from the report.

*4.   DIW #1 & #2 2009 Annual Operating Report  
The DIW annual operating reports were finalized after EWD’s comments were incorporated, and submitted to FDEP on April 23, 2010. At this time, PBS&J have not received any comments or request for additional information from DEP.  PBS&J received the revised MOR reporting form modifications from FDEP and forwarded to EWD staff.

*5.  2010 R/O WTP DIW#1 MIT
The Mechanical Integrity Test (MIT) of the R/O WTP DIW #1 was completed on April 6, 2010. A Draft MIT report was submitted to EWD for review and comment. EWD’s review comments were incorporated into the report, which was finalized and submitted to FDEP on May 13, 2010. Currently awaiting any comments from FDEP.  No comments received to date.

*6.   2009 Annual Wellfield Management Report  
The 2009 Annual Wellfield Management Report was submitted March 30, 2010.  On June 25, 2010, EWD received 13 comments on the report from SWFWMD.  PBS&J will review the comments and respond to SWFWMD by September 25, 2010.

7 GIS/GPS
GPS information has been completed on the fire hydrants and water main valves as of March 23, 2010.  A data base has been created for Charlotte County area to connect the water mains to the fire hydrants and valves.  The entire distribution system in Charlotte County is completed.   Work for the project is on hold in order to work on the program upgrade for an internal web site of the mapping to be used by EWD personnel only.

8.   Force Main Modeling
EWD staff has begun work on the modeling of the 6 inch force main, this portion of the backbone of the pipes has been completed.  EWD staff is now reviewing the record drawings and gathering pertinent information to combine with the 6 inch backbone portion.  Work for the modeling is on hold in order to work on the program upgrade for an internal web site of the mapping to be used by EWD personnel only.                 

9.  Water Main Extension
This will be a EWD in-house project.  This project will add 5 fire hydrants, close loops, remove old galvanized mains, and extend existing mains.  The areas involved are Loralin Drive, Punta Nova Terrace and Cardinal Lane in Charlotte County and Olive Avenue, Cedar Avenue and Bay Park Drive in Sarasota County.  The work has been completed on the watermains for Loralin Drive and Punta Nova Terrace. The mains have been disinfected, hydrostatically and bacteriologically tested with satisfactory results.   DEP clearance request was submitted to DEP on June 15, 2010.  The DEP clearance for Loralin Drive and Punta Nova Terrace was received from DEP on June 28, 2010.  Work started on June 30, 2010 at Cardinal Lane.   The main installation has been finalized and bacteriological testing is being completed the week of July 26, 2010.

10.    South Manasota Key Drainage Improvement (Phase 1) and (Phase 2)
The project started February 8, 2010 and is under construction.  The Contractor has completed Phase 2 of the project. Construction on Phase 1 started on May 27, 2010.  Most of the watermain construction associated with Phase 1 is complete and has been tested.  Partial clearance for the completed watermain was received from DEP on July 20, 2010. The contractor is expected to complete water service connections to the new watermain and decommission the existing watermain, completing the field work on Phase 1 by July 30, 2010.  Because the new watermain was extended significantly beyond the length specified in the DEP permit, a permit modification will be required in order to receive final clearance for the project.  The application for permit modification will be submitted following completion of the field work.

11.  Dearborn Street Drainage Project
EWD will be working with DMK on a redesign of the Dearborn Street Drainage Project. DMK will be removing various sidewalks in the vicinity of Dearborn from the Englewood project and designing them in the Dearborn project. At the July 15, 2010 Board Meeting, the Board approved additional money for FY 10 Budget, as well as the DMK Task Order for the design to relocate EWD facilities within the County project.  This project will have Joint Project Agreement with Sarasota County.

*12.  Winchester South Project
Charlotte County is moving forward with this project. 

*13.  Philman Mining Permit AKA Winchester Lakes
EWD reviewed the Construction Plans prepared by DMK on February 3, 2010.  Clarifications and/or corrections were requested by EWD staff and completed by DMK.  The permits were executed on February 12, 2010 and sent to DMK for submittal to DEP.  The DEP Wastewater Permit was received March 3, 2010.  The Developer Agreement was sent March 9, 2010.

*14.   Charlotte County Sidewalks  
EWD staff reviewed the Manor Road Sidewalk 60% Construction Plans.  There were water and sewer conflicts found.  A letter listing the conflicts was sent to Johnson Engineering on June 2, 2010.     

*15.  SR 776 from San Casa to Sunnybrook Blvd. Landscape Project
DOT has a landscape project on SR 776 from San Casa to Sunnybrook.  EWD staff reviewed the plans and there will be no interference with EWD facilities in the area.  A letter was sent to DOT on February 17, 2010 stating there will be no interference with our facilities; however, the District’s Locator will be on site when the landscaping begins to assist the contractor with any questions concerning our utilities.

16.   Sarasota County Water Interconnect
Sarasota County contacted EWD staff on April 21, 2010 stating that they have completed the review of the preliminary report on the interconnect and the Interlocal Agreement.  The Interlocal Agreement was approved at the Sarasota Board of County Commissioners Board Meeting held on June 8, 2010. 

17.   Sarasota County Regional Advanced Traffic Management System
EWD staff was contracted by the Engineering Firm on behalf of Sarasota County to inform the District that they will be installing conduit and fiber optic lines at the traffic intersections throughout the Englewood Water District along SR 776.  A preliminary set of the construction plans was submitted.  The County will be contacting the utilities in this project area for a pre-construction meeting.  The anticipated construction start date for this work is November, 2010.

18.   Sarasota County Bus Stops
EWD staff was contracted by Stanley Consultants, Inc. on behalf of Sarasota County and Sarasota County Area Transit to inform the District that they will be installing bus stop in the area of the Englewood Hospital. They have included the relocation of one of the fire hydrant in this project.  A preliminary set of the plans was submitted for EWD staff to review.  The review was completed and a response sent to the consultant July 28, 2010.

19.  Elevated Tank Painting Project  (COMPLETION DATE: November 4, 2010)
The Contractor started moving the equipment in over the 4th of July weekend.  The Contractor’s crew started prepping the site on July 6, 2010 and started working on the inside of the water tank on July 7, 2010.   The tank has been painted, however, the lettering color is not the color requested.  There will be a second crew on site the first or second week of August.  This crew will put the correct color on the lettering and will clean up the project area.  The project will be inspected prior to final clean up.

20.  Water Planning Alliance
Chair, Steve Samuels, Sydney Crampton, and Mike Ray attended the Water Conservation Summit on June 24, 2010. 

*21.  Science and Environmental Council of Sarasota
Jay represented the Englewood Water District at the workshop on May 27, 2010 at New College of Florida.  The workshop will cover Low Impact Development and Water Conservation Summit which is scheduled for June 24, 2010. 

*22.  Reuse Customer Meeting                      
The residential irrigation schedule had to be revised on June 24, 2010 due to depletion of the ASR Well stored water.  

23.  Vacuum Sewer Telemetry Project 
The system has been installed.  Initial testing will proceed in August 2010. 

 

*NO CHANGE IN STATUS