Riverside Public Utilities

Projects

Current/Active Projects

You may not recognize it when you see it, but the equipment used to keep the lights on and the water flowing in Riverside is all around us. Here you can learn more about RPU's current projects.


Electric Projects

Citywide
Riverside Transmission Reliability Project (RTRP)
Citywide
LED Streetlights
Citywide
Advanced Meter Program
Ward 1
Hunter Substation Replacement Project
Wards 1 & 3
Circuit 444 & 445 Pole Replacements

Where: Magnolia Center & Wood Streets Neighborhoods

  • Maintenance and repair work of existing electrical system infrastructure
  • Replacement of:
    • 170 utility poles
    • 46 transformers
    • 22,800 linear feet of conductor and related overhead distribution facilities
  • New installations will enhance electrical system reliability in the area

Start: 03/2021

End: Fall 2023

Ward 2
Canyon Crest Cable Replacement (Area 5)

Where: Canyon Crest

  • Maintenance and repair work of existing electrical system infrastructure
  • Replacing electrical cables and related equipment alongside the thoroughfare and within the City right-of-way
  • New installations will enhance electrical system reliability in the area
  • Project Map

Start: Summer 2022

End: Fall 2022

Wards 3, 5, 6 & 7
69kV Subtransmission System Reliability
Ward 3
Gibraltar Drive Cable Replacement

Where: Magnolia Center Neighborhood

  • Maintenance and repair work of existing electrical system infrastructure
  • Replacing electrical cables and related equipment alongside the thoroughfare and within the City right-of-way
  • New installations will enhance electrical system reliability in the area
  • Project Map

Estimated Start: Fall 2022

Estimated Completion: Winter 2023


Water Projects

Ward 1
Brockton Avenue Water Main Replacement Project
Ward 2
Canyon Crest Booster Station Replacement Project
Ward 5
McKinley Grade Separation & Waterline Relocation Project
Ward 6
Toyon Road and Holly Lane Water Main Replacement Project

Where: Ramona Neighborhood

  • Maintenance and repair work of existing water system infrastructure
  • Work includes:
    • Installation of approximately 3500 ft of pipe
    • 101 water services connections
    • Installation of 9 Fire Hydrants
    • Trench Repaving
  • New installations will improve water system reliability in the area
  • Project Map

Estimated Start: Summer 2022

Estimated Completion: Fall 2022

Ward 2
11th Street Water Main Replacement Project

Where: Eastside Neighborhood

  • Maintenance and repair work of existing water system infrastructure
  • Work includes:
    • Installation of approximately 1250 linear feet of pipe
    • 31 water services connections
    • Installation of 2 Fire Hydrants
    • Trench Repaving
  • New installations will improve water system reliability in the area
  • Project Map

Estimated Start: Summer 2022

Estimated Completion: Fall 2022

Ward 2 & 5
Water Transmission Valve Replacement Project (Phase V)

Where: Arlington Heights, University & Eastside Neighborhoods

  • Maintenance and repair work of existing water system infrastructure
  • Work includes installation of 4 water transmission main valves in the following locations:
    • Mockingbird Reservoir (1 valve)
    • Chicago Avenue & 7th Street (2 valves)
    • Park Ave (1 valve)
    • Trench Repaving
  • New installations will improve water system operations and reliability
  • Project Map

Estimated Start: Summer 2022

Estimated Completion: Winter 2023

Wards 4 & 5
Lincoln Avenue Techite Pipe Replacement Project (Fenwick Place to Saint Lawrence Street)

NOTE: Dates may be subject to change