The RESCU Program

The RESCU Program describes eleven projects which constitute full replacement and rehabilitation of SVCW’s conveyance system. RESCU includes the Gravity Pipeline, Front of Plant, Pump Stations, and Belmont Force Main projects. The Front of Plant includes six of the eleven projects. The Conveyance System Improvements Environmental Impact Report completed and adopted by the SVCW Commission in April 2017 covers work to be done under all the RESCU Program projects.

Teresa Herrera, SVCW Manager

RESCU Continues to Progress

An update by Teresa Herrera, SVCW Manager
February 1, 2019

We have our RESCU projects firing on all cylinders and it’s quite exciting to see construction progress!

I’m sure folks can’t help but notice the construction equipment and activities occurring at Redwood Shores Parkway/Shoreway Road. The current activities are building the shaft in which the tunnel boring machine will be launched. Work will be complete for the delivery of the TBM expected in July of this year.

At the treatment plant site, two shafts are being built; one for our receiving lift station which will lift the water from the tunnel to the ground surface and one for our flow surge shaft which will also be used to remove the TBM from the tunnel upon completion.

We’re also making great progress on selecting a Design-Build firm for our Pump Station Improvements project and hope to bring a recommendation to our SVCW Commission in February for awarding that project.  Initiating this project will complete the “third leg” of the RESCU stool.