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The Water Engineering Division requests that the contractor contact our office 24 hours before starting a water system improvement project. The telephone call initiates a “project start” work order. This work order gives the city inspector notification that the contractor is prepared to start work.

Please call 319-286-5950 to request your project start work order between 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Other requirements to consider BEFORE calling in for a project start work order:

1. Construction of public and private water system improvements requires an approved plan set on file in the Water Engineering Office, 1111 Shaver Road NE.

2. All permits shall be secured and fees shall be paid prior to the start of construction.

3. The contractor is responsible to contact Iowa One Call 1-800-292-8989 prior to excavation.

Related Links

Water Notes (rev 1-22-2015)
Water Specifications

Cedar Rapids Specifications & Details


Iowa Dept of Natural Resources

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