EMWD water banking project to begin in San Jacinto in September

The 40-acre site on the northwest corner of Mountain and Esplanade avenues in San Jacinto is owned by Eastern Municipal Water District and may soon see some major construction underway.The EMWD board of directors announced recently that they had received a $13.8 million construction grant for the water banking and associated pipelines and extraction wells. The grant to be used in the San Jacinto water banking project will be voted on Sept. 4, with construction expected to start soon after that at the site.During construction, residents will see heavy equipment on-site working on the excavation and construction of the ponds and associated facilities, EMWD officials announced. There will be additional truck traffic in the area and the contractor and the city of San Jacinto will coord
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