Mountainburg Water System Improvements

Project Description

This project improved the Mountainburg water distribution system by strengthening hydraulic characteristics and expanding fire protection throughout the City’s corporate limits. The project included the construction of approximately 5 miles of 6-inch water line, 26 fire hydrant assemblies, a master meter assembly, a water pump station, and a 200,000-gallon ground storage reservoir. The project also consisted of the abandonment and demolition of two (2) existing pump stations, a small ground storage reservoir, and tied into the City of Fort Smith’s 36-inch transmission line while simultaneously abandoning its wholesale connection to Fort Smith’s 27-inch transmission line that is scheduled for decommission. Hawkins-Weir Engineers provided preliminary engineering funding assistance, project design, construction observation, and construction management services for the project. Project funding was provided by USDA Rural Development in the form of loan and grant funds.