The June 17 meeting of the Eastern Municipal Water District included approving the purchase of groundwater monitoring equipment for the West San Jacinto Basin, approving a consultant contract for the final design of the Hemet Water Filtration Plant sodium hypochlorite tank replacement and awarding Pacific Hydrotech Corporation a contract to replace the booster engines at the Pat Road facility.
The votes to purchase the groundwater monitoring equipment and to approve the consultant contract with Kleinfelder Inc. for the tank replacement design were 5-0. Due to a professional conflict of interest Stephen Corona recused himself on the vote for the Pacific Hydrotech contract, so that margin of passage was 4-0.
Former Gov. Jerry Brown signed the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act into