Transmission Pipeline Project

Civiltec Engineering

California Domestic Water Company

Civiltec Team
W. David Byrum, PE (Principal Engineer)
Terry L. Kerger (Project Manager)
Charlie Devine (Staff Engineer)

General Statistics

  • Existing site Area: 49,000 linear feet
  • Existing Communities: City of Industry; City of El Monte; City of Whittier; City of Brea

Project Highlights

“M” Line Phase I – approximately 4,800 linear feet of 48-inch steel pipeline, cement mortar lined and coated. The new pipeline was constructed on Workman Mill Road in the City of Industry. The project involved design of crossing of a Union Pacific Railroad right-of-way and a crossing of an open channel box culvert under the jurisdiction of the County of Los Angeles and Army Corp of Engineers. Civiltecapplied for and obtained all City of Industry, LA County Flood Control, Army Corp and Union Pacific Railroad permits for the project.

“M” Line Phase II – approximately 6,200 linear feet of 54-inch steel pipeline, cement mortar lined and coated. The new pipeline was constructed on Parkway Avenue in the City of El Monte. The project involved design of crossing of an arterial highway by jack and bore, crossing a school site through a new easement, and work within the City of El Monte streets. Civiltecapplied for and obtained all City permits for the project, developed and recorded all new easements and assisted in the negotiation of a new franchise agreement with the City of El Monte.

“H” Line Phase I – approximately 9,200 linear feet of 36-inch steel pipeline, cement mortar lined and coated. The new pipeline was constructed from the CDWC Plant No. 3 to the intersection of Hacienda Road and Russell Street, primarily on Russell Avenue. A portion of the pipeline alignment was constructed in arterial highways under the jurisdiction of Caltrans. Civiltecapplied for and obtained all City of Whittier, LA County Flood Control, and Caltrans permits for the project. A portion of the pipeline was constructed at night due to permit requirements by Caltrans.

“H” Line Phase II – approximately 13,560 linear feet of 36-inch steel pipeline, cement mortar lined and coated. The new pipeline was constructed from the end of the AH@ Line Phase I construction from the intersection of Hacienda Road and Russell Street to the CDWC Plant No. 6. The alignment was from the intersection of Hacienda Road and Russell Street south on Hacienda Road to Whittier Boulevard and then east on Whittier Boulevard (Hwy 39) to Plant No. 6. Civiltecapplied for and obtained all City of Whittier and La Habra, LA and Orange County Flood Control, and Caltrans permits for the project. The alignment also crossed a ‘blue-line’ stream requiring a Department of Fish and Game permit.

“I” Line – approximately 15,300 linear feet of 30-inch steel pipeline, cement mortar lined and coated. The new pipeline was constructed from the CDWC Plant No. 6 to the City of Brea’s Berry Street Reservoir through the cities of Whittier, La Habra and Brea. Civiltecapplied for and obtained all City, Orange County, and Caltrans permits for the project. The project included design of a new inlet structure into the City of Brea’s 30 MG Reservoir which was reviewed and approved by the State Division of Dam Safety. The permits included a channel and several storm drain crossings under the jurisdiction of the Orange County Flood Control.