Water Resource Planning
Western Municipal Water District regional projects will create cleaner, more reliable local water supplies while reducing dependence on imported water - Arlington Desalter biodenitrification expansion and biodenitrification upgrade, Western Water Recycling Facility expansion, the Riverside-Corona Feeder, the Santa Ana River Water Rights Application and the Chino Desalter II expansion.
Supply Plans & Rights
Western has updated its 2008 Integrated Regional Water Management Plan (IRWMP). The objective of this update was to:
|Integrated Regional Water Management Plan
Urban Water Management Plan
Upper Santa Ana River Habitat Conservation Plan
For more information on the Upper SAR HCP, please visit the plan website: SAR HCP website
Facility Master Planning
Western recently completed updates to its water and wastewater facility master plans for the Riverside and Murrieta service areas. The goals of these plans was to:
- updates demands, facility information and development activity for the Riverside and Murrieta service areas
- evaluate the performance and capacity of the potable water, wastewater, and recycled/non-potable water systems, and
- determine new capital facilities and upgrades to meet existing, near-term (2030) and buildout conditions
In accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), Western has prepared an Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) for the 2020 Murrieta Facility Master Plans. A copy of the approved MND and Notice of Determination can be accessed here.