Madden Creek Water System Improvement Project (Madden Creek Water System Interconnection)

In January 2018, TCPUD acquired the former Mid Sierra Utilities, which included the Madden Creek Water System. In 2018, TCPUD began working on a project to interconnect the newly acquired Madden Creek Water System to the District’s McKinney Quail service area for backup water supply and storage (interconnection improvement). As part of that effort, TCPUD also included replacement of a section of water line between Ellis Road and Meadow Road in the McKinney-Quail service area, which has long been identified as being hydraulically deficient for fire protection flow (transmission improvement). Finally, following the first year of operating the Madden Creek Water System in 2018, TCPUD staff identified select high priority water distribution and fire protection improvements within the Madden Creek Water System (distribution improvements).


Due to the size and complexity of proposed improvements, the work has been broken into a two (2) phases of construction. The first phase includes 900 linear feet of 12-inch water line interconnection improvements and 4,200 linear feet of water line, servicing and fire protection distribution improvements (Phase 1 Project). The second phase includes 1,200 linear foot of 12-inch water line transmission improvements (Phase 2 Project). The two phases are planned for construction in 2019 and 2020, and will be completed under separate construction contracts.


Since acquiring the Madden Creek Water System in 2018, TCPUD Board of Directors has dedicated significant time understanding how to invest in and improve the water supply and fire suppression capabilities of the system. The Board has approved over $2.4 million in 2019 towards this estimated $2.7 million capital infrastructure project.


The project will benefit public health through enhancement of water supply and reliability as well as improving fire protection within the water system service area.


Project construction is planned for two phases, starting mid-July 2019.


For more information please contact: 

Stacie Lyans, Community Relations