Tehaleh water storage tank
Tacoma Water will construct a large water storage tank and pump station on a two acre parcel of land in the Pinnacle Ridge neighborhood of the Tehaleh community. This project works to ensure the reliability of water service, including adequate supply for firefighting and other emergency situations. A key component of this project is to control and maintain water pressure, enhancing the comfort of the community.
The need for this storage tank was determined during the planning and design of Pinnacle Ridge by Tacoma Water. The timeline for the project is directly tied to the growth of the community.
To minimize impact on the neighborhood, the site for the tank is on existing utility-zoned property. Tehaleh developers helped select the site during initial design of the neighborhood for its proximity and accessibility.
- Testing scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 23
Weather permitting, Tacoma Water crews will be onsite to test pumps Thursday, Jan. 23 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.
During the test, crews will periodically release water from a hydrant in the neighborhood. There is no expected impact on water service to the surrounding homes. If you have issues with water pressure or water quality, please call 253-502-8384.
Process for design and construction:
- Site design – storage tank, pump station and landscaping
- Submit design to Pierce County for conditional use permit
- Prepare for construction by clearing property
- Build storage tank and pump station once permit is secured
Project Manager: Jen Otis, PE
Project Manager Alternate: Michael Washington, PE
Are you experiencing a water emergency?
If you need to contact us regarding a water outage, discolored or dirty water, or drastic reduction in water pressure, use the information below.
Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Weekends and Evenings
If you have other questions about Tacoma Water, please call 253-502-8600.