Cocoa Utilities Water Field Operations Crew Relocates Water Main On North Merritt Island
By Space Coast Daily // September 12, 2018
Water Field Operations maintenance performed on over 1,321 miles of pipe up to 54 inches in diameter
BREVARD COUNTY • MERRITT ISLAND, FLORIDA – A Cocoa Utilities Water Field Operations crew, led by Supervisor Bill Cudlipp, was recently tasked with relocating a water main On North Merritt Island because Brevard County Road and Bridge Maintenance had to replace a stormwater pipe.
The Water Field Operations crew had to stay on site late into the night to ensure that water service was completely restored to the area.
The responsibilities of the Water Field Operations includes:
- Construct, maintain, and repair the water transmission and distribution system (maintenance is performed on over 1,321 miles of pipe up to 54 inches in diameter and over 80,00 service lines and meters sized from ¾ inches up to 10 inches in diameter)
- Manage the city’s backflow prevention and cross connection control programs
- Maintain over 6,424 fire hydrants and all valves and backfills preventers
- Relocate city-owned water facilities due to road or bridge work
- Install, rebuild or replace, and calibrate over 80,000 meters throughout the water system
- Repair heavy equipment used by the City of Cocoa
- Manages the City of Cocoa’s Warehouse Operations
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