Antioch Public Works – Improvements

Antioch Public Improvement

Road Improvements Golf Course Road & Lone Tree Way The final micro surfacing application on Golf Course Road and Lone Tree Way will begin in the coming weeks if the weather stays dry. The project will start with Golf Course Road during day time hours (7 am to 5 pm). To minimize impacts to the public, crews will work through the night on Lone Tree Way (8:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m.). The roads will remain open with some lane closures; Read More …

How Does Your Water Meter Get Read?

irrigation leak

Have you ever wondered how your water meter is read? The Water Distribution Division of Public Works would like to share some insight into the Water Meter Program in this update. In the Water Meter Reading Unit, our Meter Reading personnel are primarily responsible for reading approximately 31,274 water meters each month. All meters are read monthly within a 28-31 day schedule. To read the meters, our City personnel use a meter reading truck outfitted with the appropriate meter reading Read More …

New Water Treatment Supervisor

Pierre Dreher

The Public Works Department is pleased to welcome Pierre Dreher, Water Treatment Supervisor to our team. Pierre began his career in the water industry in 1992, where he fabricated, designed and built modular Waste Water Treatment Plants and Reverse Osmosis Systems to meet the high demand for treated and recycled water in Mexico. Over the next decade, he extended his expertise into Membrane Systems installation and startup, technical support service and troubleshooting not only for the membrane process but also Read More …

Antioch Public Works Updates

Antioch Marina - Tall Ships

The Marina The Antioch Marina is excited to once again, welcome the historical Tall Ships Lady Washington & Hawaiian Chieftain October 17th – 31st. Mark your calendar to take advantage of this exciting, opportunity to explore living history! Vessel tours are free with a suggested $5 donation. Exhilarating weekend sails on these historical vessels range from $42 – $79. Visit historicalseaport.org to view the sailing schedule and buy tickets.   Landscaping The contracted crews continue tackling the landscape maintenance in Read More …

Antioch Public Works Updates

Landscaping The contracted crews continue tackling the landscape maintenance in the rights of way (ROW); the landscaped areas next to the sidewalks on major arterial roads. Please keep an eye out for these hard-working crews as they continue their hard work in the following locations: Carpinteria Drive at Deer Valley Road to Garrow Drive Frederickson Lane at Union Mine Drive to Golf Course Road Sagebrush Way at Indian Hills Drive to Hillcrest Avenue Canada Valley Road at Lone Tree Way Read More …

Antioch Public Works

Antioch Maintenance

Water Distribution Public Works crew responded to a water main break at the Lucky grocery/retail complex located at 3158 Contra Loma Boulevard. Upon arrival, the team determined the leak originated from an old isolation valve in the parking lot. The 3-inch gate valve was connected to an abandoned plastic water line that serviced a landscape irrigation system that had long been replaced with parking spaces. Since the retail complex no longer required, the connection crews started the process of removing Read More …

Antioch Public Works focuses on Landscaping

This week contracted crews completed work in the medians on Somersville Road and on Prewett Ranch Drive east of Hillcrest Avenue. Trim and clean up work continues this week on the medians and rights of way in the following areas: Hillcrest Avenue Rights of Way Gentrytown Drive Rights of Way Deer Valley Road Rights of Way Buchanan Road Medians Last week we reported trimming, and litter removal in the area of Almondridge and Wilson Street was next on the list, Read More …

Antioch Public Works – Maintaining and Repairing 32 Parks

The City is moving right along with the maintenance and repair of its 32 parks and park amenities; we hope everyone has ventured out to enjoy our neighborhood parks. If not, this week’s invitation will surely entice you as we tell you about Chichibu Park. This park is named after our sister city Chichibu, Japan and features beautiful architectural monuments gifted by our sister city.Chichibu Park is located at Longview Road and Acorn Drive situated on over six acres in Read More …

June updates from Antioch Public Works Department

Water Distribution crews responded to a water main break around 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11th. The main break occurred on Putnam Street between Minta Lane and G Street. The cause of the break is unknown, but likely attributed to the age of the infrastructure. Responding crew’s first task is to secure the perimeter of the break to protect the public. Next they begin excavation to isolate the broken main line and determine the extent of the repairs. Crews worked diligently Read More …

Public Works: How to Properly Drain Pool Water

Antioch Public Works - Drain Pool

Collections System/NPDES It’s safe to say that we all love swimming pools! They provide great activity for families and especially kids to enjoy during the summer (around 3 months or so); although some die-hards may choose to do this year round. At its best, the water should be pristine with the correct chlorination and PH levels, etc., while free from algae and other forms of bacteria. At its worst, algae proliferate and bacteria form to make a pool look anything Read More …