Our Water & Pending Projects
The Lower Bartlett Water Precinct currently provides potable water service to residential, commercial, and institutional customers within both the LBWP precinct limits and associated Franchise Areas. A brief description of the overall water system Improvements as outlined in the Master Plan is as follows: Current LBWP System 1,336 customer services, including;
452 customers in the Precinct 884 customers in the Franchise Area
Two gravel-packed wells with a combined maximum capacity of 2.16 million gallons per day.Three above ground storage tanks with a combined capacity of 1.25 million gallons.31 miles of water main ranging in size from 2" to 12" diameter236 fire hydrantsEight pump station buildings which house pressure boosting pumps or small storage tanks.
PROJECTS Lower Bartlett Water Precinct /Bartlett VillageWater System Interconnection Feasibility and Route 302 Expansion Known issues with water quality/quantity for existing systems in interconnection areaPotential benefits to both existing BV and LBWP systemsRecent interest from multiple parties public, private, and developer Potential InterconnectionHigh quality, reliable water supply for connecting servicesFire flows for sprinkler systems, new hydrants along project routeOption to connect as a master connection, maintaining existing water distribution system ownership/operationMaster connection could feature single point billing through master meter, or individual metering/billing may be possible Additional Benefits: Lower Bartlett Water Precinct: Allow connection of additional customers within existing Franchise Area to spread cost Additional connections would allow better utilization of existing infrastructureConsistent with mission of LBWP to provide reliable, quality drinking water to customers Bartlett Village Water Precinct:Would provide backup water source, reducing need to rely on single sourcePotential to allow new connections and expand service areaIn addition to source redundancy, goal would also be increased fire flows in village Benefit Individual Customers: Clean Reliable Source Potential Next Steps:•Letters of interest from parties wishing to seek connection •Refinement of cost estimate for interconnection and estimation of cost impacts for interested parties•Initial funding inquiries with USDA, NHDES, and other potential funding sourcesPreliminary Engineering Report Underway