EMWD approves grant applications for advanced water purification facility, conveyance infrastructure

The Eastern Municipal Water District board approved applications for two grants from the State Water Resources Control Board. A single 5-0 vote Dec. 7 approved resolutions in support of the grant applications. One of the applications seeks $15 million for the district’s planned Purified Water Replenishment Advanced Water Purification Facility while the other requests $11.2 million for the project’s conveyance pipelines and blending facility. The Eastern Municipal Water District's Groundwater Reliability Plus Program is intended to improve the quality and yield of water from the San Jacinto groundwater basin and includes the Purified Water Replenishment Project. The Purified Water Replenishment Project will include recharge ponds, an advanced recycled water treatment facility, a blend
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