Infrastructure Projects

System improvements, upgrades and projects

We are continuously working to maintain and improve the water system.  Some of the major projects we are currently working on involve the installation of new, or the replacement of existing, equipment and facilities needed to provide safe, reliable water service.

workers building pipe trench

Pipeline Replacement Project - Greenwich/Stamford

Oct 15, 2021 Connecticut

Project Goals and Objectives

The project is part of an ongoing program to improve Aquarion’s water supply system. The infrastructure upgrades will also help to reduce leaks and improve the transfer of water from the Bargh Reservoir to Rockwood Reservoir.

Scope of Work

Aquarion will replace an existing 20-inch raw water pipeline between Bargh Reservoir Dam in Stamford and the Rockwood Lake watershed in Greenwich.

Project Status

  • The pipeline leak under the culvert at 444 Farms Road was repaired on Saturday October 9, 2021.
  • The Pipeline Section from Sta. 9+60 to Sta. 28+32 (between 415 and 444 Farms Road, Stamford) has passed the pressure test.
  • The contractor has scheduled backfilling of the excavation today at the culvert at 444 Farms Road.
Site Work performed on the failed slope between 415 and 444 Farms Road, Stamford
  • The erosion control and sedimentation measures were completed at the toe of the proposed stone slope. 
  • Loose boulders were removed from the proposed stone slope and stock piled on the west side of Farms Road. 
  • Removed loose debris and stone from the south side of Farms Road, in front of 415 Farms Road. 
  • Large boulders with estimated weight of three plus tons were placed along the toe of the proposed stoned slope for Farms Road. 

  • The contractor will begin work on Monday (10/18) on repairing the leaks on Taconic Road. 
  • Temporary paving will be completed before year end.
  • Final paving and restoration will be completed in the Spring of 2022.

Updated Progress Photos

temporary paving at Farms Rd

crushed stone area at Farms Rd

Last update: October 15, 2021

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