This project is the storm water capture phase of the regional Pure Water Monterey project. The project captures and stores storm water from Salinas and nearby areas during the winter. It is then conveyed to the MRWPCA Regional Treatment Plant in the drier seasons, comingled with wastewater, and then treated with conventional wastewater processes and advanced water purification processes for injection into a groundwater basin. The goal is to help remediate known seawater intrusion issues and serve as a replacement water supply. Grant monies will be used for the construction of small pump station to pump storm water from Blanco Detention Basin to the Salinas Pump Station and dry weather diversion structure (Phase 1A), design/construction of Salinas Industrial Wastewater Treatment Facility storage and recovery (Phase 1B), construction of the Reclamation Ditch diversion structure (Phase 1C) and construction of Blanco Drain pump station for diversion of Reclamation Ditch waters (Phase 1E).
Monterey Regional Water Polluction Control Agency
Capture and store storm water from Salinas and nearby areas during the winter, and convey it to the MRWPCA Regional Treatment Plant in the drier seasons, comingled with wastewater, and then treated for injection into a groundwater basin.
Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC):