Construction Projects

Construction Projects


Delivering water to customers throughout the IRWD service area requires an intricate infrastructure and miles of pipeline. IRWD's construction projects include water system repairs and new facilities.  Updates are posted regularly on active construction projects. Click on the projects listed below for specific information.

You can also view a complete list of Capital Improvement Program Projects for Fiscal Year 2018-19.

Attention Contractors:
No contractor or subcontractor may be awarded a contract for public work on a public works project (awarded on or after April 1, 2015) unless registered with the Department of Industrial Relations pursuant to Labor Code section 1725.5.

Bidders and subcontractors must register at the following location:


Current Construction Projects    

Baker Plant, Serrano Summit, Civic Center

Biosolids and Energy Recovery Facilities Project

Culver Drive Recycled Water Pipeline Project

Energy Storage Project

Irvine Lake Pipeline Conversion Project

Newport Coast Lift Station Rehabilitation

Seawatch Recycled Water Main Rehabilitation Project 

Future Construction Projects

Syphon Reservoir Recycled Water Storage Project

Derian Avenue/Lake Forest Sewer Upsizing

Eastwood Recycled Water Pump Stations

Michelson Force Main Rehabilitation

Zone 1 Reservoir

Turtle Ridge Pipeline Rehab

Cathodic Protection for Laguna Canyon Recycled Water



Latest News

Happy to See Green? Thank Our Purple PipesLet’s be honest. We love our treelined streets, verdant medians and common areas that define the Irvine Ranch Water District. And while other communities are cutting back on their landscaping, ours continues to flourish. Since 1963, IRWD has been implementing a...
Chilling with Recycled Water: IRWD, UCI Save 80 Million Gallons of Drinking Water a YearUC Irvine and Irvine Ranch Water District officials toss ceremonial buckets of water into the cooling towers to kick off the new project. (Shown here, right to left, are UCI Associate Chancellor for Sustainability Wendell Brase, IRWD Board President Douglas...
How the IRWD Team Safeguards Your WaterThanks to all of the IRWD customers who joined us July 10 for our Tap Water 101 community workshop. If you missed it, check out our new 3-minute video, “Journey of a Water Sample.” You’ll tag along with real IRWD...