Water Projects

Murphy Reservoir Replacement

Owner:
City of Whittier
Location:
Whittier, California
Value:
$6,495,000
Completion:
Summer 2024
Contractor:
Gateway Pacific Contractors, Inc.
Designer:
Cannon
Photo Credit:
Greg Epstein Photography

Butier is providing construction management, inspection, structural observation and materials testing services for the Murphy Reservoir Replacement project. The scope of work includes the replacement of two cylindrical concrete reservoirs with a larger 2.31 MG reservoir to meet operational, fire and emergency storage requirements. The replacement project includes the demolition and removal of the existing .5 MG concrete reservoirs, an exterior stairway, interior ladder, access hatches, vent, overflow pipe, drain line, inlet/outlet line, sample taps, level controls, and miscellaneous appurtenances. Also included is the grading of the site, shotcrete retaining wall, concrete masonry block retaining wall, concrete curb and gutter and concrete swale for proper site drainage.