Lower Cherry Aqueduct Rehabilitation
The project includes: rehabilitation of the existing Cherry Creek diversion dam, the installation of two new sluice gates with controls and four new slide gates, replacement of the hydraulic control room and the gatehouse, rehabilitation of the access trail, installation of bat exclusion devices on the tunnel inlets and outlets, repair or reinforcement of concrete saddles at the aerial crossing, and construction of a cover over the top of the existing forebay. Construction is scheduled to begin in Summer 2018, and finish in Spring 2019.
Kirkwood Penstock Rehabilitation
This project will reduce the overall risks associated with a Kirkwood Penstock failure. Its scope includes: Installation of a foundation monitoring system, procurement of large-diameter couplings, procurement of repair plates, repair to an existing reinforced concrete saddle, and maintenance of the existing drainage system. Work is in progress now, with completion expected in July 2018.