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Priest Lake Water Management Project Schedule

Phase 2 Schedule: Preliminary Engineering & Design

TaskDescriptionTimeframe
1Data Collection
  • Kickoff Meeting
  • Existing & New Data Collection
  • Site Assessments — dam, wetlands, erosion areas on lake, Thorofare
  • Design Recommendations — refinement of recommendations from Phase 1 and any new information gathered that could affect the scope of preliminary design
  • Basis of Design — refinement and update from Phase 1
  • Steering Committee Meeting #1 — late August
July to August, 2018
2Preliminary Engineering Design
  • Regulator Agency & Stakeholder Engagement
  • Steering Committee Meeting #2 — November 2018
  • Public Meeting/Open House — late September 2018
  • Permitting Level Plans — draft March; final April
  • Updated Construction Cost Estimates — draft April
  • Dam Improvements & Dam Safety Report Submittal — includes discipline reports (geotechnical, structural, hydraulic, and so forth) — March
September 2018 to May 2019
3Regulatory Permitting
  • Consultation with Agencies regarding proposed concepts — September 2018
  • Permit Application Documents — initiate development of documents starting in September and working through Spring 2019
  • Permit Application Submission — Spring 2019
August 2018 to October 2019
4Public/Stakeholder Involvement
  • Steering Committee Meeting #1 — late August 2018 (in person)
  • Steering Committee Meeting #2 — mid-September 2018 (telecon)
  • Public Meeting/Open House — late September 2018 (in person, Priest Lake)
  • Steering Committee Meeting #3 — October 2018
  • Steering Committee Meeting #4 — November 2018
  • Steering Committee Meeting #5 — July 2019
Ongoing with large emphasis during the preliminary design and permitting tasks.

Phase 1 Schedule: Study

TaskDescriptionTimeframe
1Study Work Plan & Public Outreach Plan Development, Data Collection, Criteria DevelopmentMarch 1 to mid-May, 2017
2Analysis of Existing ConditionsApril to mid-June, 2017
3Alternatives Development & EvaluationMid-June to September, 2017
4Finalization of Study & ReportingSeptember to February, 2018
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