Occoquan River Crossing Virtual Public Meeting

Occoquan River Crossing Virtual Public Meeting

Public Meeting Hosts: Supervisor Kenny Boddye and Occoquan Mayor Earnie Porta

Public Meeting Participants: Presentations by Fairfax Water and the Prince William County Service Authority

Project Name: Occoquan River Crossing Project

Project Description: Fairfax Water, which is the wholesale provider of drinking water for eastern Prince William County, will install two parallel 42-inch water mains underneath the Occoquan River and make other improvements in order to increase drinking water transmission capacity and enhance system reliability for the Service Authority’s existing and future customers. The project is a collaboration among Fairfax Water, the Prince William County Service Authority and Virginia American Water. The project also includes connecting Fairfax Water’s Griffith Water Treatment Plant to the new 42-inch water mains at the Occoquan River, installing a new water pump at the Griffith Plant and establishing interconnections between existing water mains in Prince William County: one at Tanyard Hill Road and the other at the Horner Road Commuter Parking Lot.

Project Timing: Construction is scheduled begin in winter 2021-22 with completion anticipated in Spring 2023.

Project Web Page:  https://www.pwcsa.org/Occoquan-River-Crossing