Construction Progress

SDS is being built in phases to meet customers’ water needs.  Construction of Phase 1 began in 2010.  By summer 2015, about 88 percent of the SDS infrastructure has been completed.

Pueblo Dam Connection: New North Outlet Works and pipeline connected to the dam connection is complete.
     Construction/testing: May 2011 - June 2012

Pipeline Construction:
50 miles of mostly 66” diameter pipe has all been installed.
     Construction/testing: April 2010 - April 2015

Pump Stations: construction of three water raw-water pump stations is underway.
     Construction/testing: June 2013 - November 2015

Water Treatment Plant: Construction of Colorado Springs’ seventh water treatment plant is underway.
     Construction/testing: January 2013 - February 2016

Awards: SDS has received the following awards:

  • AWWA Public Communications Achievement Award 2014
  • EBJ 2014 Business Achievement Awards
    • Fountain Creek Improvement Project
    • Won Project Merit Award for Habitat Restoration
  • ENR Mountain States Regional Best 2014 Projects
    • Pueblo Dam Connection
  • Water & Wastes Digest Top Projects 2014
    • SDS Program
  • CMAA Colorado 2014 Project Achievement Award
    • SDS Program – North Pipeline 1C/2A
  • EBJ Business Achievement Awards 2013
    • SDS Environmental Restoration of Pipeline Easement
    • Won Project Merit Award for Habitat Restoration
  • APWA Colorado Chapter 2013 Awards Program
    • SDS PDC1A
    • Project of the Year and Large Structures
  • ENR Mountain States Best 2013 Projects Recognizing Excellence
    • South Pipeline 2
    • Tied for first place in the Water/Environment category


See location and status of the construction activity here:

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Water Treatment Plant: Construction of Colorado Springs’ seventh water treatment plant is underway. Construction/testing: January 2013 - February 2016


SDS Phase I

  • Pueblo Dam connection
  • Raw and finished water pipeline
  • 3 water pump stations
  • 1 water treatment plant
 

Contact Us By Mail

Colorado Springs Utilities
Southern Delivery System
121 S. Tejon Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80947

 

For General Questions

Phone: 855-737-4968
Email: sdsinfo@csu.org
Media contact: 719-668-8793

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