The project will install additional Salt Water System wells, implement Desalination Facility improvements by installing pre- and post-RO treatment equipment and controls, and enable the existing Wrigley Reservoir to store desalinated water by improve the existing pipeline for bidirectional flow and pumping station installation. The project estimates to add 94 to 156 AF of desalination production per year and increase the desalination capacity to achieve 56 to 100 percent of future customer demand.
Southern California Edison
SCE and the City of Avalon seek to achieve a drought water supply system by increasing saline water extraction capability, improving treatment, and utilizing existing surplus reservoir storage capacity.
Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC):