Gravity Pipeline Wells Project

Tacoma Water is upgrading the Gravity Pipeline Wells, located Southwest of 112th St E and 86th Ave E., including replacing well pumps and motors, demolishing existing buildings, and building new ones. We are also adding a corrosion control facility. This project ensures water service reliability from this source, primarily a backup source for situations such as a drought or an earthquake.

September 2023 Update:

Well are in the design and permitting phase, which will continue into 2024.

Key project milestones and timeline:

  • Design and permitting – Now to Nov. 2024
  • Surveying – Complete
  • Well testing – Complete
  • Construction – TBD

Upgrades to our Gravity Pipeline Wells will occur on Pipeline Road at the facilities shown in the image below.

Gravity Pipeline Wells Project

Project manager: Mike Gorenson,

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