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Five-Year Capital Improvement Program


The Santa Clara Valley Water District's Fiscal Year 2018-22 Five-Year Capital Improvement Program (CIP) that was adopted on May 9, 2017 is a projection of the district’s capital funding for planned capital projects from Fiscal Year 2017/18 through Fiscal Year 2021/22. The purpose of the CIP is to document planned district projects to help integrate district work with the larger community by aligning district planning with other local agency planning efforts.

The plan includes 66 projects totaling $4.45 billion. Approximately 16 percent of this amount, $691 million, is anticipated to be funded by outside sources through reimbursements and cost-sharing partnerships. The program includes water supply, flood protection, water resources stewardship, buildings and grounds and information technology projects.

Over the next five years, the total estimated award of construction contracts is approximately $886 million, which will generate or sustain between 8,860 and 17,720 jobs in the private sector. The plan includes 30 projects to improve, repair, or replace infrastructure ($2.6 billion), 17 projects to increase flood protection ($1.1 billion), 9 environmental restoration, enhancement and mitigation projects ($116 million), 3 projects to repair or maintain District buildings and grounds ($60 million), and 7 projects to upgrade or expand existing information technology ($55 million).