Norstar given EMWD contract for McCall Boulevard Pipeline replacement

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Norstar Plumbing and Engineering was awarded the Eastern Municipal Water District contract to replace EMWD’s McCall Boulevard Pipeline.The EMWD board voted 5-0, Sept. 2, to award Norstar a $2,113,000 contract for the pipeline replacement project while also appropriating $2,834,221 for the project.The district’s operations and maintenance staff identified several key pipeline segments in the Sun City area which have experienced multiple line breaks in past years.“We have a history of leaks in this area,” principal civil engineer Greg Kowalski said.“These pipelines are of 1960s vintage,” Kowalski said. “They’re reaching the end of their useful lives.”District staff proposed a capital program to prioritize replacement of those pipelines on an annual basis
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