The Rancho California Water District awarded Hazen and Sawyer a professional services contract for the Meadowview Pipeline protection study.
A 6-0 RCWD board vote, April 8, with John Hoagland recusing himself due to a potential conflict of interest, awarded Hazen and Sawyer a $93,005 contract. The study itself is exempt from California Environmental Quality Act review, although the project may be subject to CEQA analysis.
The district has two parallel pipelines which cross a 400-acre open space area parallel to a creek. The potable water pipeline is 24 inches in diameter and utilizes cement mortar lined and coated steel pipe while the recycled water pipeline is a polyvinylchloride pipe 20 inches in diameter.
The creek had experienced bank erosion before the 2019 storms which resul