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Project: Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority: Lower Day Basin

Description: Construction of basin diversion channel inlet modifications, the installation of a pneumatic gate structure on the mid-level outlet and demoltion of an existing side channel spillway weir wall.

Reference Number: 3860-P84-1177

Implemented By: Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority

Objective: The Lower Day Basin project will have multiple benefits including increased regional water supply and quality, improved local water reliability, and reduction in the region's dependence on imported water. The project is expected to capture and recharge an additional 789 acre-feet per year of stormwater.

Type: Water Management

Total Cost: $2,480,000.00

Project Status: Project Implementation

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

Estimated Completion: 12/31/2021    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties: Orange

Located In Disadvantaged Community: No

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Local Contribution2/12/2014$1,730,000.00
Prop. 84, Integrated Regional Water Management2/12/2014$750,000.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Water ManagementWater Storage -- Surface  
Water ManagementWater Use Efficiency - Conservation  


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