Cumming Raw Water Intake Project 2009

The City of Cumming contracted with W. L. Haley & Company, Inc. to construct a Redundant Raw Water Intake Facility on Lake Lanier. This project was completed on August 1, 2009 at a cost of approximately $16 Million. This facility was designed and constructed to meet the raw water demands of both the City and Forsyth County through 2050 and beyond.

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Construction progress on the City of Cumming’s new 105 MGD Raw Water Intake Facility (RWIF) as of January 28, 2008. The new intake structure was installed on the lake bottom at elevation 1020 msl. Notice the elevation of Young Deer Creek and how the water in the embayment is receding. Lake levels as of this picture were at elevation 1051.41 msl, almost 20 feet below full pool.

A picture of the Raw Water Intake Facility as of February 2009

RWIF as of May 2009. Notice that the lake is near full pool.