Gleneagle Reservoir Roof Replacement Project

Project Description

The City of Arlington will be replacing the Gleneagle Reservoir roof and performing other reservoir system improvements. The Glen Eagle Reservoir is a 2.0-million-gallon reservoir that was built in 1975, it has a flat trussed plywood roof that is in need of replacement.  Other improvements at the Gleneagle Reservoir includes the installation of a recirculation pump system, security updates, and pump station improvements.

Project Benefits

  • Maintain water quality 
  • Increase reservoir life span
  • Improve water infrastructure

Project Cost and Funding

  • Engineer’s estimate: $ 750,000.00
  • Funded by City of Arlington Water Department

Project Schedule

  • Design: BHC Consultants (start 2021)
  • Construction Start: 2021/2022

Coordination with Local Residents

Once a roof replacement alternative has been selected, the City will reach out to the Gleneagle neighborhood with more information about the roof type, replacement schedule, and possible construction impacts.  Progress updates will be provided by the City on this project webpage to keep local residents and businesses apprised of the project progress.


If you have questions or concerns on this project, please contact the City Project Hotline at 360-403-3544 or

GE Reservoir

Project Documents

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Project Updates

  • January 3, 2023 - Contractor to begin surveying and demolition of existing roof.
  • August 1, 2023 - New roof arrived at reservoir, with construction to begin immediately. 
  • August 8, 2023 - The reservoir’s new aluminum roof is being assembled inside the reservoir, it will be lifted into place on Aug 14th.  Work continues on rehabilitating the Booster Pump Station and the artist who will be painting the mural on the reservoir is selecting colors. 
  • August 18, 2023 - This week the contractor completed assembly of the new aluminum roof and raised it into place for final securing to the reservoir wall.  The reservoir’s replacement roof is a low rise, free-span geodesic dome aluminum roof that has a 60+ year life span.  The roof arrived onsite on August 1st and the contractor began assembling the roof inside the reservoir immediately after its arrival. When the assembly was complete, a 280-ton capacity crane was brought to the site and the roof was raised to its final resting position.  The contractor is now completing final trim work for the roof installation.