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Project: Orange County Water District- La Palma Recharge Basin Project

Description: The project involves the construction of a groundwater recharge basin in Orange County, Ca and the project site is situated within urban setting and surrounded by developed industrial land uses. This project will recharge about 51,000 afy of GWRS recycled water in the Orange County groundwater basin. The source of water to this basin will be highly-treated recycle water from OCWD's GWRS. A monitoring well will be contructed on the project site to measure water depth and water quality.

Reference Number: 3940P01D1501016

Implemented By: Orange County Water District

Objective: To recharge about 51,000 afy of GWRS recycled water in Orange County groundwater basin

Type: Water Management

Total Cost: $8,101,219.00

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

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

Estimated Completion: 10/1/2016    Actual Completion: 1/31/2018

Associated Counties: Orange

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): No

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Other State Funds2/6/2018$5,446,635.00
Prop. 1, Water Recycling2/6/2018$2,654,584.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Water ManagementWater Use Efficiency - Recycling  

Water Action Plan Target

Increase Regional Self-Reliance and Integrated Water Management Across All Levels of GovernmentAction Description


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