Riverside Public Utilities

Completed Projects

Ward 3
Magnolia-Plaza Reliability Project
Ward 1
Tequesquite Landfill Solar Project
Ward 3
4kV – 12kV Voltage Conversions (some pole replacements)

Where: Brockton Arcade: Brockton, Arlington, Yellowstone, Nelson, DeAnza, Glacier

Start: 6/18/2018

End: 8/31/2019

Wards 2 & 3
Cable Rejuvenation

Where: Canyon Crest Area

  • Upgrading the electrical system to increase reliability and efficiency
  • RPU Contractor crew treating existing cables and installing electric substructures.
  • Working hours are from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday.
  • Cable Rejuvenation Map - Area 3 & 4

Start: 10/21/2019

End: 1/10/2020

Ward 2
Air Resources Board Building Development Work

Where: Iowa Avenue between University and Martin Luther King:

  • Street widening (Public Works) and utility undergrounding work will be start in late spring.
  • Working hours for building construction are from 8:30am to 3:00 pm – Monday through Friday.
  • Part of Iowa will be shut down during those hours with a detour in place intermittently as work continues through June to accommodate the Air Resources Board Building construction.

Start: 10/1/2019

End: 12/31/2019

Ward 6
WMWD Project Sterling Pump Station

Where: Pierce/Magnolia/Railroad Tracks

Start: 5/7/2018

End: 03/2020

Ward 6
Royal Palm Blvd. Pipeline Replacement Project

Where: Royal Palm Blvd, Rancho Riverside Mobile Home Park

  • Replacing aged 6-inch and 8-inch cement water pipeline
  • Construction will include:
    • Relocating Rancho Riverside Mobile Home Park water meter to public right-of-way.
    • Installation of approximately 500 linear feet total of pipeline
    • 7 water services
    • 1 fire hydrants
    • 3 system connections
    • Abandoning approximately 10,070 linear feet of aged pipeline located along an easement
    • Trench repaving
  • New installations will improve system reliability and improve fire flow capacity.
  • Working hours are from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

Start: 06/2020

End: 11/2020

Ward 7
Harvey Lynn Substation Expansion Project

Where: 11130 Schuyler Street and intersection with La Sierra Avenue

  • Contractor will work from 7:00am to 4:00pm Monday through Friday.

Start: 1/21/2020

End: 8/31/2020

Ward 1
Streetlight Replacement Project

Where: From 14th St. to Mission Inn Ave., between Market St. and Redwood Dr. Larchwood Pl. is also included.

  • Installing new streetlight fixtures
  • New installations will utilize LED technology for energy efficiency and long service life while maintaining the historical integrity of the existing system.
  • Working hours are from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

Start: 02/2020

End: 12/2020

Ward 7
Jo Jo Way Water Main Replacement Project

Where: Jo Jo Way and Crest Avenue area

  • Construction will include:
    • Installation of approximately 1,400 linear feet of 8-inch pipeline
    • 17 water services
    • 2 fire hydrants
    • 5 system connections
    • Trench repaving
  • New installations will improve the reliability of the water system in the surrounding residential areas.
  • Working hours are from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

Start: 09/2020

End: 12/2020

Ward 1
Mission Inn Booster Station & Pressure Rezoning Projects
Ward 4
Freeman to Orangecrest Substation - Fiber Installation Project

Where: Orangecrest through Woodcrest Areas

  • Installing new fiber optic cable
  • Removing existing outdated cable
  • New installations will enhance the reliability of the RPU Communications System
  • Working hours are from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

Start: 12/2019

End: 06/2021

Ward 3
Oleander Court Water Main Replacement and Pressure Rezoning Project

Where: Hawarden Hills Neighborhood 

  • Maintenance and repair work of existing water system infrastructure 

  • Moving the upper portion of Oleander Court into a higher pressure zone 

  • Work includes: 

  • Installation of approximately 2,000 feet of pipe 

  • 7 water service connections 

  • Installation of 1 new fire hydrant 

  • Trench repaving 

  • New installations will improve water system reliability in the area 

  • Project Map 

 

Start: February 2022 

End: May 2022 

Wards 5 & 6
Magnolia Avenue Techite Pipeline Replacement Project (Harrison St. to Van Buren Blvd.)
Ward 5
Garfield & Overland Water Main Replacement Project (Phase II)

Where: Ramona Neighborhood

  • Maintenance and repair work of existing water system infrastructure
  • Work includes:
    • Installation of approximately 4000 ft of pipe
    • 111 water services connections
    • Installation of 13 Fire Hydrants
    • Trench Repaving
  • New installations will improve water system reliability in the area

Start: 08/2021

End: 02/2022

Paving: 05/2022 - 06/2022

Ward 6
Wells and Cypress Avenue Water Main Replacement Project (Phase II)
Ward 3
Magnolia Avenue Techite Pipe Replacement Project
Ward 1
Jackson St. Recycled Water Project