Town of Laytonsville Water Project

This project was completed in March 2014

Background

The purpose of the Town of Laytonsville Water Project is to provide public water service to the Town of Laytonsville and surrounding area. The public water service will meet the following community needs:

  • Area needed for repair/replacement of existing septic fields unavailable
  • Groundwater/well contamination
  • Public water needed at Laytonsville Elementary School, Fire Department, and shopping center

History

June 1997 - Town of Laytonsville requests that the County extend public water service to the Town –Montgomery County Executive requests Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) to study

October 1999 - WSSC Preliminary Study complete

May 2001 - Montgomery County Council approves extension of public water to Laytonsville

July 2001 - Project included in WSSC Capital Improvements Program

November 2001 - Town formally applies to WSSC for service

Technical Scope  

ELEVATED STORAGE TANK

  • 500,000 gallons
    • Domestic storage
    • Fire protection storage
    • Emergency storage
  • 127 feet high
  • 50 foot diameter

PUMP STATION

1.72 million gallons per day

TRANSMISSION LINE - VIEW MAP

6,690 feet of 8 and 12 inches in diameter

DISTRIBUTION MAIN  - VIEW MAP

9,002 feet of 8 - 12 inches in diameter

RECIRCULATION LINE - VIEW MAP

6,818 feet of 10 and 12 inches in diameter

HOUSE CONNECTIONS

  • 2,877 feet and,
  • a Pressure Regulating Valve Vault

 

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