HWEA owns, operates, and maintains over 263 miles of water mains ranging in size from 2" to 16". The system has over 1,168 hydrants.
ELEVATED WATER STORAGE TANKS & BOOSTER STATION
HWEA has seven water storage tanks throughout its system. These tanks store treated water for peak customer demands, fire protection, and pressure regulations. The tanks and their sizes are:
Sanderson Drive Tank - 1,000,000 Gallons Industrial Park Tank - 2,000,000 Gallons Gainsville Hill Tank - 2,000,000 Gallons Commerce Park Tank - 1,000,000 Gallons WTP Clearwell - 800,000 Gallons Pembroke Tank - 75,000 Gallons Crofton Tank - 100,000 Gallons
HWEA maintains a water system booster station at Commerce Park.
SEWER MAINS HWEA owns, operates, and maintains over 210 miles of gravity sewers and 38 miles of force mains. These sewers range in size from 6” to 54” in diameter. The system has over 4,600 manholes.
WASTEWATER PUMPING AND LIFT STATIONS HWEA owns, operates, and maintains 55 pumping and lift stations throughout its service area. These stations primarily serve small watersheds that cannot be served by gravity sewers. Several of these stations are large lift stations that transport wastewater to the treatment plants. These stations include: Riverfront Indian Hills Millbrooke Oak Hurst Stone Valley Quarry Road Ft. Campbell Blvd. Foston Chapel
FUTURE FACILITIES HWEA is currently working on its Phase 6 and Phase 7 State Revolving Fund Project to rehabilitate and expand its wastewater system.
Phase 6 will primarily rehabilitate HWEA’s existing sewers and pump stations. The stations and sewers planned for upgrade or replacement include: Salubria Springs Pump Station Millbrooke Pump Station Riverfront Pump Station W. 7th St. Sewer Young St. Sewer Bryan St. Sewer Stanley St. Sewer E. 13th St. Sewer Hillaire Dr. Sewer Edmunds & Faulkner St. Sewer Industrial Park Sewer Roney Dr. Sewer Dell Dr. Sewer Thomas St. Sewer Colonial Terrace Sewer Justice Center Sewer Millbrooke Dr. Sewer Riverfront / James Dr. Sewer Nelson Dr. Sewer Durrett Ave. Sewer North Main St. Siphon Phase 7 will generally involve sewer extension to some new developments and growth areas. These projects include: US 68 Russellville Rd. Eagle Way (KY 272 – US 68) US-41A (Locus Grove Rd. to Novadell) US-41A (Askew Farm Service Rd. to Miller’s Mill Rd.) Eagle Way(KY 272 to KY 695)