Updates and News

3/26/14 Meeting Reminders for this week :

FDD Citizen Advisory Committee Meeting
March 27th, 2014 7:30am
Location: The Wheeler Service Center,
4251 Stone School Road,
Ann Arbor, MI 48108


3/19/14

FDD Citizen Advisory Committee Meeting
March 27th, 2014 7:30am
Location: The Wheeler Service Center,
4251 Stone School Road,
Ann Arbor, MI 48108


3/12/14

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.


3/5/14

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.


2/26/14

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.


2/19/14

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.


2/12/14

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.


2/6/14

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.

1/29/14 Meeting Reminders for this week :

FDD Citizen Advisory Committee Meeting
February 6th, 2014 7:30am
Location: The Wheeler Service Center,
4251 Stone School Road,
Ann Arbor, MI 48108

Sanitary Sewer Wet Weather Evaluation Project Meeting
February 6th, 2014 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Slauson Middle School Auditorium
1019 W Washington St,
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

 


1/8/2014

UPDATE - RESCHEDULED - SEE 1/22 Announcement: Sewer Wet Weather Evaluation Project Public Meeting Thursday, January 16th, 2014 at 6:30pm Clague Middle School Cafeteria (2616 Nixon Road)
Staff and consultants will present an update on the status of the project, with the primary focus on the results from the flow metering performed in 2013, an update on the Citizens Advisory Committee, results from the citizen survey, and a discussion of the next steps for this project



12/31/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



12/24/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



12/18/2013

Sanitary Sewer Wet Weather Evaluation Project Public Meeting Thursday, January 16th, 2014 at 6:30pm Clague Middle School Cafeteria (2616 Nixon Road)

Staff and consultants will present an update on the status of the project, with the primary focus on the results from the flow metering performed in 2013, an update on the Citizens Advisory Committee, results from the citizen survey, and a discussion of the next steps for this project.



12/12/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



12/04/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



11/27/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



11/20/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



11/13/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



11/06/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



10/30/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



10/23/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



10/16/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



10/09/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



10/02/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



9/25/2013

Work on the multi-family footing drain disconnection project has been completed at the Pinelake Village Cooperative.



9/18/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



9/11/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



9/04/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



08/28/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



08/21/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



08/14/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



08/7/20133

Work on phase five of the multi-family footing drain disconnection project has been completed at the Pinelake Village Cooperative.



07/31/2013

Work on phase four of the multi-family footing drain disconnection has been completed at the Pinelake Village Cooperative.



07/24/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



07/17/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



07/10/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



07/03/2013

Work on projects two and three of the multi-family footing drain disconnection has been completed at the Pinelake Village Cooperative.



06/26/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



06/19/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



06/12/2013

Work on Project II of the Pinelake Village Cooperative will be complete this week.



06/05/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



05/29/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



05/22/2013

Phases two and three of the multi-family footing drain disconnection work is scheduled to begin at the Pinelake Village Cooperative next week.



05/15/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



05/08/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



05/01/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



04/24/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



04/17/2013

Join us for the kickoff meeting for the Sanitary Sewer Wet Weather Evaluation project. You’ll learn more about the project and its purpose, meet the project team and find out how you can get involved.

Date: Tuesday, April 23rd

Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Location:
Tappan Middle School Media Center
2251 E Stadium Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48104



04/10/2013

The Sanitary Sewer Wet Weather Evaluation project will:

  • measure how much the Footing Drain Disconnection program reduced stormwater flow to the sanitary system.
  • assess the risk of sewer backups in the City.
  • research and evaluate new ways to control the impacts of stormwater on the sanitary system.
  • recommend the method(s) to further reduce wet weather impacts to the sanitary system.

Major tasks for the project include: system flow monitoring; updating the City's existing sanitary model; evaluating the effectiveness of the past FDD program; identifying alternatives for mitigating wet weather flow in the sanitary sewer system; recommending a method(s) of mitigation; as well as public engagement throughout the project.

February 4th, 2013: Orchard, Hiltz & McCliment, Inc. was awarded a contract to complete both a study and associated public engagement for the Sanitary Sewer Wet Weather Evaluation project. OHM has started collecting data and monitoring system flow. The data will be used to update, calibrate and validate the existing sanitary sewer system model. Public engagement will continue throughout the duration of the project.

A series of public meetings during the study to discuss the project will be held. The first of these meetings will be held on April 23rd at the Tappan Middle School Media Center at 6:30 p.m.

Join us for this kickoff meeting. You’ll learn more about the Sanitary Sewer Wet Weather Evaluation Project and its purpose, meet the project team and find out how you can get involved.


The Sanitary Sewer Wet Weather Evaluation Project is an 18-24 month study to monitor the flow within the sanitary sewer system, evaluate the effectiveness of the footing drain disconnection program, as well as evaluate and recommend additional methods to control impacts of stormwater on the sanitary system.

Date: Tuesday, April 23rd

Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Location:
Tappan Middle School Media Center
2251 E Stadium Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Persons with disabilities are encouraged to participate in public meetings. Accommodations, including sign language interpreters, who may be arranged by contacting the City Clerk’s office at 734.794.6140 or by written request via e-mail to cityclerk@a2gov.org or mailed or delivered to the City Clerk’s office, Larcom City Hall, 301 E. Huron St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104. Requests need to be received at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting.



04/03/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



03/27/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



03/20/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



03/13/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



03/06/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



02/27/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



02/20/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



02/13/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



02/06/2013

The city council authorized the a contract with Orchard, Hiltz & McCliment Inc. (OHM) at its Feb. 4, 2013 meeting for the Sanitary Sewer System Flow Monitoring & Wet Weather Evaluation Project. The Sanitary Sewer System Flow Monitoring & Wet Weather Evaluation project will evaluate the effectiveness of the City’s past Footing Drain Disconnection (FDD) Program on reducing wet weather impacts on the City’s sanitary system which can result in impacts to customers of the system. The project will also evaluate and recommend the method(s) moving forward to further reduce and even eliminate these wet weather impacts to the sanitary sewer system. Major tasks for the project will include: system flow monitoring; updating of the City’s existing sanitary model; evaluation of the effectiveness of the past FDD program; identification of alternatives for mitigating wet weather flow in the sanitary sewer system, and selection of a recommended method(s) of mitigation; and public engagement throughout the project.



01/31/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



01/24/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



01/16/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



01/09/2013

There are no Footing Drain Disconnection Program status updates this week.



01/2/2013

FDD staff will continue to collect information and are investigating all incidents of sump pump failures or water in basements at homes that have completed the footing drain disconnection work. Please contact a program staff member if you have experienced any of these problems:


Anne Warrow
Project Manager - City of Ann Arbor
(734) 794-6410 ext. 43639

Justin Woods
Construction Manager - CDM Smith
(734) 794-2780


12/28/2012

The multi-family footing drain disconnection project team have begun to investigate the Walden Hills Condominiums and a preliminary site visit has been scheduled.



12/19/2012

The next Footing Drain Disconnection Citizen Advisory Committee Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 7:30am in Conference Room A of the W.R. Wheeler Service Center, located at 4251 Stone School Road.



12/12/2012

Phase I portion of the multi-family footing drain disconnection work has been completed at the Pinelake Village. This work consisted of installing two sumps and two sump pumps, each operating by the usage of independent float switches provided with the sump pumps. These two sump pumps were installed at different elevations to allow one pump to operate under all but the highest flows. We will be deploying monitors and will be evaluating the flows for a period of 2-4 months.



12/05/2012

The multi-family footing drain disconnection work will soon begin at the Pinelake Village Co-op.



11/28/2012

FDD staff continue to collect information and are investigating all incidents of sump pump failures or water in basements at homes that have completed the footing drain disconnection work. Please contact a program staff member if you have experienced any of these problems:


Anne Warrow
Project Manager - City of Ann Arbor
(734) 794-6410 ext. 43639

Justin Woods
Construction Manager - CDM Smith
(734) 794-2780


11/21/2012

The attached letter was sent out in response to the Public Meeting held on October 11, 2012.
Lansdowne Letter 11-14-2012_Final.pdf



11/14/2012

The request for proposals for the Sanitary Sewer System Flow Monitoring and Wet Weather Evaluation Project was released on November 9, 2012.



11/07/2012

The footing drain disconnection work in multi-family residential properties continues to progress. The private sanitary and storm sewers at the Manchester Flats apartments have been clean and televised inspections have been completed.



10/31/2012

FDD staff are collecting information and investigating all incidents of sump pump failures or water in basements at homes that have completed footing drain disconnection work. Please contact a program staff member if you have experienced any of these problems:

Anne Warrow
Project Manager - City of Ann Arbor
(734) 794-6410 ext. 43639

Justin Woods
Construction Manager - CDM Smith
(734) 794-2780



10/24/2012

City staff has begun to work on preparing a request for proposals for Engineering and Professional Consulting Services for the Sanitary Sewer System Flow Monitoring and Wet Weather Evaluation Project.

Nick Hutchinson
City of Ann Arbor
(734) 794-6410 ext. 43633



10/11/2012

The following document is a copy of the power point presented at the neighborhood meeting held on Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at Lawton Elementary School (2250 South Seventh Street).
Lansdowne_Public_Meeting_10-11-12_rev5.pdf



10/03/2012

At the September 17th meeting of City Council, A resolution directing staff to temporarily suspend the City’s Footing Drain Disconnection (FDD) Program within the Glen Leven and Morehead (Lansdowne Neighborhood) Areas was passed. A copy of the resolution is attached.
Temporary Suspension of FDD.pdf



9/26/2012

Please see the attached invitation to a neighborhood meeting on Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at Lawton Elementary School (2250 South Seventh Street).
Lansdowne_notice_11-Oct_web.pdf

In addition, the following letter in response to the August 22, 2012, FDD Neighborhood Meeting was sent out to residents.
Lansdowne_Response.pdf



8/22/2012

The following document is a copy of the power point presented at the neighborhood meeting held on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at Pittsfield Branch Library (2359 Oak Valley Drive).
Lansdowne_Public_Meeting_8-22-12rev2.pdf


Neighborhood meeting explaining program to homeowners

Construction work performed outside and
inside the home

Finished Sump