Ace Bowen Pump Station Improvements Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Rancho California Water District
Document Title
Ace Bowen Pump Station Improvements Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Rural Mountains, R-A-20 (Residential Agricultural)

Document Description
The Ace Bowen Pump Station currently operates pumps using both electric motor drivers and internal combustion (IC) engine drivers. The existing electric motor driven pumps consist of three 350 horsepower (hp)pumps and four 250 hp pumps, while the existing IC engine driven pumps are powered by natural gas and consist of six 500 hp pumps each driven by 634 hp engines. Two of the IC engine driven pumps and two of the 250 hp motor driven pumps serve the 1440 PZ. As currently configured, these pumping systems are capable of delivering approximately 24 cfs of potable water to the 1440 PZ. The other two IC engine driven pumps along with three 350 hp and two 250 hp motor driven pumps serve the 1670 PZ. As currently configured, these pumping systems are capable of delivering approximately 45 cfs of potable water to the 1670 PZ. Rancho California Water District proposes to make improvements at its Ace Bowen Pump Station which include: replacing internal combustion engine pump drivers with electric motor pump drivers; adding fuel cell technology for on-site electric power generation from natural gas; adding a new road to provide all-weather access to the pump station; adding one or more reverse osmosis (RO) concentrate storage tanks to store RO concentrate prior to disposal; and adding associated electrical and communication/instrumentation systems.

Contact Information
Corey Wallace
Rancho California Water District
42135 Winchester Road
Temecula, CA 92590

Phone : (951) 296-6987


33°28'22"N 117°9'16"W
Cross Streets
Via Santa Rosa and Calle Cuesta
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
I-15, Hwy 79
no public schools, private K-8 schools
Temecula Creek, Murrieta Creek, Santa Margarita River
Other Information
Section: 23

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Water Facilities (Pump Station Type)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Pump Station Modifications
Project Issues
Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Geologic/Seismic Noise Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Cumulative Effects Other Other Issues: Greenhouse Gases
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Public Health California Department of Transportation, District 8 California Native American Heritage Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 Department of Water Resources Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance

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