San Jacinto City Council reviews construction details of the EMWD water replenishment basins in San Jacinto

The San Jacinto City Council presents retiring city engineer Habib Motlagh with a Certificate of Recognition and a signed bottle of wine Friday, Oct. 15, in honor of his 24 years of service to the city with Council members Alonso Ledezma and Crystal Ruiz, Mayor Russ Utz and City Manager Rob Johnson present.  Tony Ault photo
A detailed presentation of how the construction of the Mountain Avenue West Replenishment Basins and wells coming to 40 acres of land between Mountain Avenue and Villines Avenue was made by Eastern Municipal Water District at the Oct. 22 San Jacinto City Council meeting.The $14 million project’s first dirt hauling phase will begin next month along with drilling a series of monitoring wells, Joe Mouawad, assistant general manager of Eastern Municipal Water District, said to the council.San Jacinto Mayor Russ Utz, Councilwoman Crystal Ruiz and Councilman Alonso Ledezma attended the council meeting, and Mayor Pro Tem Andrew Kotyuk and Councilman Joel Lopez were excused from the night’s meeting.Mouawad said H&H General Contractors Inc. won the $14 million construction bid.
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