Oro Grande Wash Recharge Project Moving Towards Final Completion

By Staff Reports

(Victor Valley)–If all goes well–as it seems to be thus far–the Oro Grande WashRecharge Project will finish as planned in February 2012. The Oro Grande Wash Recharge Project is a full scale groundwater recharge facility located south of the intersection of Sycamore Street and Amethyst Street in the City of Victorville. The 10-acre project will take 8,000 acre-feet annually of imported State Water Project water and recharge the Alto Subarea.

The $2,309,000 contract for the pipeline portion (Phase B) is 100%complete, while the $2,092,000 contract for the turnout portion (Phase A) is on track to finish in November. Of the remaining two phases, C-1 will be completed in February and C-2 should break ground by December 2011.

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