The project team analyzed a range of alternatives and selected the staff-recommended alternative. The Planning Study Report was completed in November 2014.
The design phase began in September 2014 and was completed by March 2016. On March 22, the water district Board of Directors awarded the construction contract to Ranger Pipelines, Inc. in the amount of $21.5 million.
In accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act, the water district prepared an Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration (IS/MND) for this Project. The draft IS/MND was circulated for public review between June 22 through July 21, 2015. On September 22, 2015, the water district Board of Directors approved a resolution adopting the Final IS/MND for this Project.
Public Outreach Meetings
Monday, April 17, 2017
Berryessa Branch Library, Community Room
3355 Noble Ave, San Jose, CA
Feb. 21, 2017: Construction status update for the Project and to address resident concerns and questions.
The project team presented a construction update and addressed recent residential concerns for the project at a community meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 at the Berryessa Branch Library located at 3355 Noble Lane in San Jose. Please contact neighborhood liaison Peggy Lam by e-mail if you have any questions.
June 6, 2016: Project background, goals, the final design, and what to expect during construction.
The project team presented information regarding the upcoming construction of the seismic retrofit project at a community meeting on Monday, June 6, 2016 at Noble Elementary School located at 3466 Grossmont Drive in San Jose. Please contact your neighborhood liaison Peggy Lam by e-mail if you have any questions.
March 24, 2014: Project background and feasible alternatives
The project team presented information about the water district, the Project background, and feasible alternatives at a community meeting held on Monday, March 24, 2014 at Noble Elementary School located at 3466 Grossmont Drive in San Jose. Please contact your neighborhood liaison Peggy Lam by e-mail if you have any questions.
You can also use “Access Valley Water” to submit questions, complains or compliments directly from your computer to a water district staff person who can help you.
- Click on the "Projects planned for my neighborhood" tab and select "Penitencia Delivery Main and Penitencia Force Main Seismic Retrofit Project."
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