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Project: Newport Coast ASBS Protection Implementation Program

Description: Existing irrigation systems will be replaced with adaptive controllers that adjust to evapotranspiration conditions. A rainwater capture and reuse system composed of rain barrels and a rain garden will be piloted in combination with education and outreach (Coastkeeper, IRWD) and direct site assistance with landscaping and irrigation performance monitoring; impervious pavement on one half of the existing large parking lot at Crystal Cove State Park LID will be replaced with porous pavement; Bioretention cells will be placed in key areas; conduct ecosystem assessment; install grade controls, stabilize stream banks in lower Buck Gully to control erosion and reduce sediment loading to the ASBS. This project includes the construction of a freshwater, riparian wetland in lower Buck Gully to restore habitat, remove invasive vegetation and naturally treat flows and groundwater; educational signage, expanded docent program and alternative education programs; educational program aimed at residential sector toreduce pesticide use; integrate 3 existing computer models.

Reference Number: 394010414550

Implemented By: City of Newport Beach

Objective: Exisiting irrigation systems will be replaced with adaptive controllers that adjust to evapotranspiration conditions.

Type: Restoration

Total Cost: $4,550,770.68

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

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

Estimated Completion: 3/31/2015    Actual Completion: 3/12/2015

Associated Counties: Orange

Located In Disadvantaged Community: No

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
  $4,550,770.68
Private Contribution8/12/2013$2,050,771.00
Prop. 84, Clean Beaches Grant Program8/12/2013$2,499,999.68



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