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Project: Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority: Prado Basin Sediment Management Demonstration Project

Description: Perform a demonstration project that restores sediment transport through Prado Basin by dredging and transporting 300 acre-feet to a temporary holding area. Sediment will be re-entrained in Santa Ana River flows during periods of high stormflow and re-distributed in the lower river by natural sediment transport processes.

Reference Number: 3860-P84-1122

Implemented By: Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority

Objective: Project will help local public agencies to meet long-term water supply needs, protection of water quality, and augment/restore environmental conditions.

Type: Water Management, Research/Planning (including Science)

Total Cost: $7,865,000.00

Project Status: Project Implementation

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

Estimated Completion: 12/31/2021    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties: Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino

Located In Disadvantaged Community: No

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Local Contribution2/12/2014$7,115,000.00
Prop. 84, Integrated Regional Water Management2/12/2014$750,000.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Water ManagementSediment Removal  
Research/Planning (including Science)Feasibility Studies -- Ecosystem Restoration  
Research/Planning (including Science)Feasibility Studies -- Surface Storage  


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