Monday, September 24, 2001

Water facilities contracts
total $9.51 million

Star-Bulletin staff

The Board of Water Supply has awarded nine construction contracts amounting to about $9.51 million.

"We are renovating and repairing some of our aging facilities, pipelines and equipment," said Manager and Chief Engineer Clifford Jamile. "We are also drilling wells to monitor the aquifer and help the BWS preserve our groundwater resources."

The projects, which have already begun, are:

>> Hawaii Kai, Site Engineering Inc., $258,900. Repair and repaint Kamiloiki Reservoir. Completion set for mid-February 2002.

>> Moiliili, RMY Construction Inc., $503,428. Install 8-inch water lines on Kaaha Street from Kapiolani Boulevard to Kaaloa Street, on Kaaloa Street from Kaaha to Nakookoo streets, on Nakookoo Street from Kahuna Lane to the end, on Kahoaloha Lane from Nakookoo Street to Kuulei Lane, and on the entire length of Kahuna Lane. Completion scheduled for mid-June 2002.

>> Puunui, Grace Pacific Corp., $413,518.75. Repair pavement around various main installation projects completed several years ago, including on Waolani, Rooke and Puunui avenues.

>> Waimano, Beylik Drilling Inc., $186,004. Drill and case a deep monitor well in the gulch off Komo Mai Drive in Pacific Palisades. Completion in mid-March 2002.

>> Waiawa, Valley Well Drilling, $179,378.86. Drill and case a deep monitor well in the lower Waiawa area off H-2. Completion in mid-December.

>> Mililani, Beylik Drilling Inc., $172,691. Replace the submersible motor and pump bowl assembly at the Mililani Wells I facility. Completion expected in January 2002.

>> Waipahu, Inter-Island Construction Inc., $5,144,588. Install granular activated carbon contractor tanks and related equipment at the Hoaeae Wells station. Completion scheduled for late January 2003.

>> Sunset Beach, M & M Tanks Inc., $601,836. Relocate existing water meter to Kamehameha Highway and install a 3-inch main and booster station along Comsat Access Road. Completion scheduled for mid-October 2002.

>> Sunset Beach, M & M Tanks Inc., $2,058,564.75. Upgrade existing 12-inch main to a 16-inch main along Kamehameha Highway from Paumalu Place to Kahae Road, to increase water pressure and fire flow capacity.

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