The proposed project has two main features: the expansion of the desalter program such that the groundwater pumping for the desalters will reach 40,000 acre-ft/yr and that the pumping will occur in amounts and at locations that contribute to the achievement of hydraulic control; and the strategic reduction in groundwater storage (Re-Operation) that, along with the expanded desalter program, significantly achieves hydraulic control for the Chino Groundwater Basin. Through Re-Operation and pursuant to a Judgment Amendment. Watermaster will engage in controlled overdraft and use up to a maximum of 400,000 acre-ft/yr, which corresponds to the raw water pumping requirement of 11,800 acre-ft/yr expanding to 23,900 ac-ft/yr. The new product water developed at Desalter II would be conveyed to the Jurupa Community Services District, the City of Ontario, and/or Western Municipal Water District through existing and new piplines.
California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 (RWQCB), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6
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