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: 12/2022

Ward 2
Canyon Crest Cable Replacement (Area 1F, Phase 3)

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: Fall 2021

End: Spring 2022

Wards 3, 5, 6 & 7
69kV Subtransmission System Reliability

Water Projects

Ward 1
Brockton Avenue Water Main Replacement Project
Ward 2
Canyon Crest Booster Station Replacement Project
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 4 & 5
Lincoln Avenue Techite Pipe Replacement Project (Fenwick Place to Saint Lawrence Street)
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

Ward 5
McKinley Grade Separation & Waterline Relocation Project
Ward 6
Wells and Cypress Avenue Water Main Replacement Project (Phase II)