EVMWD to seek septic-to-sewer grant for Avenues area

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The Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District will be seeking a State Water Resources Control Board grant to convert the Avenues area from septic tanks to the EVMWD sewer system, which covers the area inside the orange lines. Valley News/Courtesy photo
The Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District will be seeking a State Water Resources Control Board grant to convert the Avenues area from septic tanks to the EVMWD sewer system.The EVMWD board voted 3-0 Thursday, July 28, with Andy Morris and Harvey Ryan absent, to authorize EVMWD general manager Greg Thomas to sign and submit a financial assistance application for a State Revolving Fund grant for the planning of the Avenues Septic to Sewer Project.In 2005, the district developed a groundwater management plan which identified the impact nitrate from septic systems may be having on drinking water supply wells. Nitrate transport simulations were evaluated to assess the future impacts of septic systems on Elsinore Basin groundwater quality, and the results indicated an expected substa
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