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Project: Amethyst Basin Stormwater Flood Reduction Project

Description: The project constructs a stormwater capture and groundwater recharge basin in the Oro Grande Wash. Construction will include: basin excavation, inlet and outlet structures, emergency spillway, and associated improvements.

Reference Number: 3860-P1E-592

Implemented By: San Bernardino County Flood Control District

Objective: Manage stormwater runoff to reduce flood damage and where feasible, provide other benefits, including groundwater recharge, water quality improvement, and ecosystem restoration.

Type: Water Management

Total Cost: $13,616,457.74

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

On Time?: Yes    Within Scope?: Yes    Within Budget?: Yes

Estimated Completion: 12/31/2019    Actual Completion: 6/16/2020

Associated Counties: San Bernardino

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Local Contribution9/20/2013$8,361,983.00
Prop. 1E, Stormwater/Flood Management9/20/2013$5,254,474.74

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Water ManagementStormwater Flood / Capture  


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