Reservoir design

The Kennydale reservoir provides

Greater reliability

Reservoir addition provides greater reliability, redundancy of supply, and operation of the local water system.

Critical emergency storage west of I-405

Currently, water serving Kennydale is pumped across the highway from the Highlands area through a connection vulnerable in a major earthquake.

Pressure Zone Adjustments

Proposed changes to pressure zone boundaries to balance demands (see map).

Includes nearby water main/valve upgrades on NE 30th St, Park Ave N, Lincoln Ave NE, and N 29th, N 31st, N 32nd, and N 36th streets

Proposed pressure zone modifications to balance water system needs. Water mains will be improved in the right-of-way on neighboring streets.


Conceptual reservoir tank elevation

Conceptual Design

Above Ground Reservoir Design

  • 103 feet above existing ground level
  • ~50 feet diameter steel tank

Opportunity for Public Art

  • Options for paint treatment, including public art options, will be explored with community through City of Renton Arts Commission process