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Whitestown Utilities Water Update. February 26, 2007. It’s NOT Just Whitestown. Whitestown North Water System. Original Town Boundaries and then extended to Walker Farms Served by wells and existing water tower Water lines installed in early 1950’s

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Whitestown Utilities Water Update

February 26, 2007



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Whitestown North Water System

Original Town Boundaries and then extended to Walker Farms

  • Served by wells and existing water tower

  • Water lines installed in early 1950’s

  • Original town water pipes undersized and need replacing

  • Walker Farms water lines are new and the proper size


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Whitestown South Water System

Created by the purchase of BCU in July, 2004

  • Includes Anson and additional annexed areas

  • Water purchased from IWC (Indianapolis Water Company / Veolia Water)

  • Subject to IWC rate increases

  • Lines are appropriately sized to new construction standards


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Recent Updates to North System

  • Increased the capacity of the water system

  • Eliminated use of ozone oxidation system – Sept 2006

  • Installed additional filters – Oct 2006

  • Completed Linville loop – Jan 2007

  • Chemically cleaned existing filters – Feb 2007

  • Maintaining flushing schedule


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Upcoming Improvements to North System

  • Preparing to change disinfection method to maintain a more uniform disinfection residual in the system

    • Reducing disinfection by-products (TTHM and HAA5)

  • Increasing production from the existing wells

  • Working to acquire additional well fields


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Upcoming Improvements to North System

  • Expand existing water plant

  • ‘Loop’ water line from Perry Worth School

  • Replacement of undersized water lines in Whitestown

  • Replacement of manually read water meters to digital read water meters


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Proposed Upcoming Improvements to South System

Predicated by obtaining funding:

  • Add an additional 300,000 - 500,000 gallon water tower

  • Installation of a connection line between North and South Systems

  • Review of all construction plans to eliminate dead-ends


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How Are We Going To Pay For This?

  • We entered the funding process with the state and are requesting funding through the State Revolving Fund programs (SRF)

    • Hoping to receive funding in April “Pool” program

  • Researching grants to assist in the water line replacement

    • Awarded mid-summer


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Other Funding Options

  • Raise water rates

  • Raise connection fees

  • Raise capacity fees

  • Investigate other area rate structures – based on cost of providing service

  • Other? We’ll look into everything possible.


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