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    • Banner Year for the Brine Line October 19, 2014
      It’s been a great year for the Inland Empire Brine Line, which exported 92,000 tons of salty brine water to help protect groundwater in the upper Santa Ana River Watershed. SAWPA’s Brine Line was built in the 1970’s through the […] […]
    • Groundwater Reduction During Drought in the Colorado River Basin August 7, 2014
      There is region that covers a large part of the American West, 1/12th the Continental U.S. land mass in fact, that is in a 14 year drought. Researchers from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the University of California, Irvine found […] […]

Inland Empire Brine Line Video Production Services

SAWPA is seeking proposal for Video Production Services to facilitate the development of a marketing video featuring the Inland Empire Brine Line and its services. Bids are to be delivered or by email to Dean Unger, dunger@sawpa.org, at SAWPA headquarters, 11615 Sterling Avenue, Riverside CA 92503, by October 31, 2014, no later than 3:00 pm.  

Click here to view Video Production Services Request for Proposal

 

 

CLOSED: Inland Empire Brine Line Reach V Rehabilitation and Improvement Project – Phase 1

Bid Breakdown

BID RESULTS
1 Charles King Co., Inc.  $12,561,316.00
2 Spiniello Companies $14,600,120.00
3 Weka, Inc. $13,814,099.00

Planholder’s List – Last updated 10/9/2014

One Water One Watershed (OWOW)

  • Great News! DWR has jsut announced their draft recommendations for the Proposition 84 2014 IRWM Drought Solicitation Implementation Grant Program and they have recommended funding 100% of the grant funding request. The proposal submitted was a $22 million Interregional Landscape Water Demand Reduction Program, which requested $12.9 million in grant funds coming from the SAWPA IRWM region, $11.8 million, and the Upper Santa Maragrita IRWM region, $1.1 million. We are excited about the news and congratulate the entire team of stakeholders who helped prepare, what we anticipate, will be a successful SAWPA grant application!
  • More great news! The Proposition 84 IRWM Implementation Round 2 Grant Agreements have been executed and will be finalized between the project proponents and SAWPA very soon. 

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From the Water Blog

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    • Relentlessly Testing Water Safety August 10, 2014
      Meet Dr. Andy Eaton, the Technical Director at Eurofins Lab. He’s working on a nation-wide effort to test tap water to learn if there are trace amounts of substances that we don’t yet include in the day-to-day testing all tap water must undergo. While the U.S. has some of the safest tap water in the […] […]
    • Kid Approved Adventures: Riding the River on Horseback July 6, 2014
      One of the best ways to see the Santa Ana River up close is on the back of a horse. The Santa Ana is the spine of a watershed that reaches from Big Bear to Huntington Beach, and you can show your kids one of the best up-close views of its natural beauty while riding […] […]
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