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Orange Avenue Stormwater Project to Begin August 10th
Orange Avenue Stormwater Improvement Project

This City of Umatilla proudly announces the long-awaited Orange Avenue Stormwater Project is scheduled to begin on Monday, August 10th.  The construction portion of the project totals $1,609,587 and is funded through a combination of grants, a low interest loan through the State Revolving Fund program, and partnerships with Lake County and the Lake County School Board, which is providing in-kind services. 

Original designs called for costly underground vaults to capture the stormwater.  The city was able to secure a parcel along the route through a tax deed sale.  Obtaining this land and using it to build a retention pond saved approximately $250,000 in project costs.  An agreement has been forged with the First Baptist Church of Umatilla to utilize their retention pond to accept some of the stormwater from this area.

Project amenities include: 
  • retention pond
  • new stormwater conveyance system
  • new water and sewer lines
  • newly paved roadway with curb, gutter, and sidewalks
  • new concrete driveway aprons for residents along project route.
The project is scheduled to be completed in mid-April.

Orange Avenue Phase I.pdf

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City of Umatilla, 1 South Central Ave, PO Box 2286, Umatilla FL 32784
Phone: (352) 669-3125   Fax: (352) 669-8313