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Northglenn Underground

The Northglenn Underground project will update and improve an aging wastewater infrastructure that brings much of the sewage from the city to the wastewater treatment plant in Weld County. The project includes critical repairs and replacement of components that are over 30 years old. 

Goals
  • To improve the capacity, efficiency and lifespan of the city's wastewater system. The repairs will also reduce corrosive gases, which reduces odors in the city and near the wastewater treatment plant.

Features
  • New pumps in Lift Station A. These pumps collect and push the sewage to the wastewater plant.
  • New sewer Force Main pipes take sewage from Lift Station A to roughly 120th Avenue.

Learn more about Lift Station A and the Force Main


Force Main Graphic
 
Location

  • Lift Station A is located near Jaycee Park/Happy Tails Dog Park.
  • The sewer main that will be repaired and replaced is underneath Irma Drive through the industrial park and then runs alongside the railroad tracks.

Funding
The estimated cost of the five-year project is $28.5 million. A utility rate fee increase averaging 6 percent per year over five years is funding the project. It went into effect on Jan. 1, 2018. 

Next
The city will contract out for design services in 2019. 

Timeline
  • Jan. 1, 2018 - Utility fee increase started; proceeds funding the wastewater project, as well as other water construction projects.
  • 2019 - Planning and design for the project will begin
  • 2020 - Construction to begin late in year
  • 2022 - Estimated completion