Water Distribution Project
This page is where you'll find updates on our Water Distribution Project.
If you have any questions you can call us at (785) 665-7328 or contact us through the web here: Contact Us | City of Overbrook Kansas (overbrookks.com).
9-16-2021: Note from Central Tank Coatings, LLC Work Has begun on the East Water Tower. Please do not park in that area. Please do not enter the work area for the safety of the workers and yourself.
9-14-2021: With help from a community survey, the Council settled on Aqua Sky as their first choice for color on the East Water Tower Cap. Corncob is their alternate.
9-10-2021: The Notices to Proceed have been sent to the contractors. The date for Central Tank Coatings, Inc is September 13, 2021 and the date for Carstensen Contracting, Inc is October 1st. Details can be found here.
8-30-2021: The much-anticipated pre-construction conference for the Water Distribution project was held on Friday, August 27th. We will be setting up a series of questions and answers related to the project here on our website. Carstensen Contracting, Inc is the contractor for the water distribution project and Central Tank Coatings, Inc is the contractor for the Water Tower upgrades. We will be getting the Notices to Proceed out to the contractors within the next 30 days. Contractors are working to finalize schedules and we will post them as they become available.
7-30-2021: The contractor for the project contacted the engineering firm regarding a decrease in availability for materials needed as well as an increase in cost for materials due to recent events. The City of Overbrook wants to get the project started as soon as possible; however, the unexpected difficulties continue to hold up the start date. The city will discuss with Rural Development options about paying for these additional expenditures. We will continue to keep you updated on the progress of the water project.
Look for upcoming pre-construction conferences for the Water Distribution and Water Tower projects.