Riverside Public Utilities

Completed Projects

Magnolia-Plaza Reliability Project

A five-phased capital improvement project.

Tequesquite Landfill Solar Project

A 7 megawatt solar power farm providing clean energy.

Magnolia Avenue Techite Pipe Replacement Project

To improve the reliability of the water system.


 

Ward: Ward 3

What: 4kV – 12kV Voltage Conversions (some pole replacements)

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

Start: 6/18/2018

End: 8/31/2019


Ward: Ward 2 & 3

What: 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: Ward 2

What: 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: Ward 6

What: WMWD Project Sterling Pump Station

Where: Pierce/Magnolia/Railroad Tracks

Start: 5/7/2018

End: 03/2020


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


Mission Inn Booster Station & Pressure Rezoning Projects

Where: Redwood Drive between Mission Inn Avenue and Eleventh Street

  • Working hours for pipeline installation are from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm – Monday through Friday
  • Working hours for building construction are from 8:00am to 5:00 pm – Monday through Friday.

Start: 10/20/2019

End: December 2020


Wards 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


Wards 5 & 6
Magnolia Avenue Techite Pipeline Replacement Project (Harrison St. to Van Buren Blvd.)

See Project