Pacific Hydrotech Corporation was given the Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District contract for the repair of two filters at the Back Basin Groundwater Treatment Plant in Lake Elsinore.
A 5-0 EVMWD board vote Thursday, Jan. 28, awarded Pacific Hydrotech a contract for $326,300. The board also authorized $24,718 for EVMWD staff time expenses and $1,992 for overhead while authorizing an expenditure amount of $425,188, which included $72,178 previously approved under the general manager’s authority.
The Back Basin Groundwater Treatment Plant along Malaga Road was built in 2009. Six pressure vessels filled with sand and anthracite media reduce arsenic levels to below the federal and state maximum concentrations. The treatment plant has a design capacity to treat 5 million gallons per