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Standards and Construction Specifications Manual. Orange County Utilities February 13, 2007. Standards and Construction Specifications Manual. Background Manual Revision SCADA Charge Education and Implementation Summary Requested Action. Background.

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    1. Standards and Construction Specifications Manual Orange County Utilities February 13, 2007

    2. Standards and Construction Specifications Manual • Background • Manual Revision • SCADA Charge • Education and Implementation • Summary • Requested Action

    3. Background • Purpose of Standards and Specifications • Uniformity of Utilities’ assets • Standard construction practices • Long term reliable facilities • Utilized in development projects and Utilities Capital Improvement Program

    4. Background • Last formal update in January 1990 • Policy guidance has been provided when needed • Added reclaimed water standards and specifications • Added product approval process

    5. Background • Added internal standards / specifications for Utilities Capital Improvements Program (CIP) projects • SCADA • Pump station standards

    6. Standards and Construction Specifications Manual • Background • Manual Revision • SCADA Charge • Education and Implementation • Summary • Requested Action

    7. Manual Revision Objectives • Incorporate policies • Standardize procedures • Enhance record keeping • Incorporate electronic technologies • Establish updating process

    8. Manual Revision Objectives • Provide clear requirements to developer engineers • Update standard drawings • Ensure consistent quality of Utilities’ assets

    9. Manual Revision Process • Formed committee comprised of professional staff from the Utilities Department • Group meetings with Utilities’ operations staff • Development engineers • Surveyors • Contractor’s / vendor’s associations

    10. Manual Revision Process • Professional Resource Group (PRG) • Developers / Development Engineers • Engineers and interested parties • 26 work sessions • 175 review comments addressed • PRG concurrence September 7, 2006

    11. Manual Revision Process • Development Advisory Board (DAB) • Approved on November 1, 2006

    12. Manual Revision Process • Local Planning Agency (LPA) • Found the manual to be consistent with the Comprehensive Plan on December 21, 2006

    13. Standards and Construction Specifications Manual • Background • Manual Revision • SCADA Charge • Education and Implementation • Summary • Requested Action

    14. SCADA Charge • Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) • Continuous monitoring of 660 pump stations • Improved efficiency • Reduced sewer overflows

    15. SCADA Charge • SCADA charge to be paid by Contractor and installed by Utility staff • Duplex Pump Station $8,711 • Triplex Pump Station $10,940 • Insures compatibility with existing system • Volume purchasing power keeps costs low • Addresses security issues

    16. SCADA Charge • PRG Approval January 5, 2006 • DAB Approval May 17, 2006 • LPA Concurrence September 21, 2006

    17. Standards and Construction Specifications Manual • Background • Manual Revision • SCADA Charge • Education and Implementation • Summary • Requested Action

    18. Education and Implementation • Education of development community, engineers, contractors and Utilities staff • Revised Manual effective April 15, 2007

    19. Standards and Construction Specifications Manual • Background • Manual Revision • SCADA Charge • Education and Implementation • Summary • Requested Action

    20. Summary • 1990 Manual was outdated • Incorporated all policies • Standardized procedures • Formalized product approval process • Incorporated electronic technologies • Established updating process • Revised Manual effective April 15, 2007

    21. Standards and Construction Specifications Manual • Background • Manual Revision • SCADA Charge • Education and Implementation • Summary • Requested Action

    22. Requested Action • Request BCC approval of the following resolutions • A Resolution adopting Orange County Utilities Standards and Construction Specifications Manual; with an effective date of April 15, 2007. and • Resolution adopting a specific service charge for wastewater pump station supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA)