Groundwater Treatment/Non-Potable Water Distribution System
The requested action will approve preliminary plans. Scope Description
This project is within scope. This project includes construction of a water treatment plant and non-potable water distribution system at the Deuel Vocational Institution. The project includes groundwater treatment by reverse osmosis (RO), a water regulating tank, brine drying, and disposal and electrical system upgrades to accommodate the RO system and drying process. The non-potable water distribution system will include a pumping system, storage tank, new transformer and motor control circuits, and piping.
Funding and Project Cost Verification
The requested action will approve preliminary plans.
This project is within scope. This project will provide a Granular Iron Media (GIM) water treatment plant with a maximum capacity of 3.2 million gallons per day, a solar pond, new piping for the source water system, and electrical upgrades. The GIM facilities will supply drinking water to two institutions, High Desert State Prison and California Correctional Center. The proposed 2005/2006 Governor’s Budget includes $800,000 for the working drawing phase of this project.
project costs to be allocated: working drawings $800,000; project administration $1,146,000; agency retained $108,000; and construction $5,676,000 ($5,406,000 contract, $270,000 contingency)
A Mitigated Negative Declaration was sent out for public review April 25, 2005. After public comments are incorporated the final document will be filed with the State Clearinghouse followed by a litigation waiting period scheduled to be completed in late June 2005.