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Consent Decree Schedule

The Consent Decree became effective on April 10, 2017 and will be in effect for ten years. It requires several activities that will help TWU better operate and maintain its sanitary sewer system. Click on the image at right for a detailed, graphical display of the Consent Decree schedule. In addition, a summary of the required tasks and their timeframes is as follows:

  CD Schedule

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Task

Time to Complete Assessment

Time to Complete Required Improvements

Capacity Assessment –
Updated Hydraulic Model

3.5 Years after Effective Date

Within 10 years after Effective Date

Condition Assessment –
Lift Stations

18 months after Effective Date

5 years after the Effective Date

Condition Assessment –
Force Mains

18 months after Effective Date

4.5 years after the Effective Date

Condition Assessment –
Gravity Mains

1/8th of the system to be completed every year during Years 1 - 8

Improvements identified after every assessment period must be complete within 3 years after the assessment

Condition Assessment –
Manholes

1/5th of the system to be completed every year during Years 1 - 5

Improvements identified after every assessment period must be complete within 3 years after the assessment

Clean Entire Sewer System

Minimum of once every ten years

Develop CMOM Manual

Within 1 year after Effective Date