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Water Management

Posted on: December 28, 2021

Public Meeting for East Durham Waterline Replacement Project Phase 1A

Phase 1A post card invite to public meeting in English

DURHAM, N.C. — Durham’s Department of Water Management will be hosting a public meeting for the East Durham Waterline Replacement Phase 1A Project on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 6 p.m. Residents and business owners in the area, as well as other interested parties are invited to learn about the project and provide feedback prior to its start. Those interested in attending are encouraged to register for the Zoom meeting in advance (link below). You can also read about this and other Water Management projects on the City’s website.

Project Description
Phase 1A of the East Durham Waterline Replacement Project includes approximately 3,500 feet of waterline replacements, approximately 4,200 feet of sanitary sewer replacements or rehabilitation, and approximately 1,100 feet of stormwater improvements. The project is estimated to cost approximately $6 million and will be paid for with capital improvement program (CIP) funds. The project is currently in the design and permitting phase. Construction is planned to begin in the summer of 2022 and is estimated to last approximately 12 months.

An initial meeting for residents and businesses affected by this project was held on June 9, 2021; those attendees have also received project updates via email. For updates and information, visit the project webpage.

East Durham Water, Sewer, and Stormwater Improvements Project-Phase 1A
Public Meeting
Tuesday, January 11, 2022 | 6 p.m.
Register in advance on Zoom: 
In person*
Kimley-Horn Office
300 Morris St., Suite 200
Durham, NC 27701

Phase 1A post card invite to public meeting in EnglishPhase 1A post card invite to public meeting in Spanish

*Please note that in person attendance may be limited or canceled based on future COVID-19 guidance and recommendations. Please refer to the project webpage on the day of the meeting. 

About the Department of Water Management
The Department of Water Management is responsible for the operation and maintenance of Durham's water supply, water treatment and water reclamation (wastewater treatment) facilities, the collection and distribution systems (including meter reading), and customer billing services. The department has a wide variety of support divisions and programs to maintain the existing infrastructure that provide these integral services, and strives to be a responsible steward of the City’s physical assets. For information, visit, like Durham Saves Water on Facebook, and follow @DurhamWater on Twitter.


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