Brine Line Projects

Reach IV-D Pipeline Inspection

The Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority is conducting a pipeline inspection on the Inland Empire Brine Line. The inspection includes CCTV of seven (7) miles of pipeline within the City of Chino and City of Eastvale.

Reach V Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (City of Corona)

The Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority is working to test, fortify and/or replace 5 miles of the Brine Line, an underground pipeline that conveys salty water from the Inland Empire to the Pacific Ocean.

Pepperweed Site Restoration (Prado Basin)

Perennial pepperweed is a State of California designated Class B invasive plant. The goal of the project is to restore this site to native, riparian habitat suitable for least Bell’s vireo and other avian species.

Perris Desalination Program

The project will remove up to an additional 2,900 Acre-Feet/year (AF/yr) of brackish water from the Perris groundwater basin by the addition of groundwater wells to the existing brackish water distribution system that supplies the existing Perris Desalter.

Inland Empire Brine Line Rehabilitation and Enhancement

Perennial pepperweed is a State of California designated Class B invasive plant. The goal of the project is to restore this site to native, riparian habitat suitable for least Bell’s vireo and other avian species.

Repairs to Unlined RCP, Reaches IV-A and IV-B within Prado Inundation Pool

Approximately six miles of the Brine Line (Reach IVA and IVB) is located within the Prado Dam inundation area.

Repairs to Unlined RCP, Reach IV-A Outside of Prado Inundation Pool

The project includes about three miles of the Brine Line (Reach IVA Upper) outside of the Prado Dam inundation area.

Brine Line Enhancement, Reach IV-D

SAWPA received a $611,010 grant from the State Water Resources Control Board (Proposition 13) to fund two in-line sediment traps. The purpose of the sediment traps is to collect solid material before it reaches the Brine Line inverted siphons.

Brine Line Relocation in Schleisman Avenue

A portion of Schleisman Avenue between Hellman Avenue and the Cucamonga Channel, in the City of Eastvale, is planned for relocation due to development in the area.