|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sat, 17 Sep 2016 20:49:38 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PERCHLORATE: Potable reuse in Rialto, CA|
How a Rialto water plant may make environmental clean-up history By Jim Steinberg San Bernardino County Sun September 17, 2016 RIALTO - Day and night, tiny microbes are working to clean up perchlorate and nitrates from contaminated groundwater in the Colton-Rialto water basin. After years of testing in coordination with state water officials, Rialto’s West Valley Water District will, likely on Wednesday or Thursday make environmental clean-up history by shipping the water directly to customers from a $23 million specialized treatment plant at its headquarters, 855 W. Base Line Rd. The plant has the capacity to provide the water needs for about 16,000 of West Valley’s 66,000 customers. The district serves the communities of Bloomington, Colton, Fontana, Rialto, parts of unincorporated areas in San Bernardino, and a portion of Jurupa Valley in Riverside County. “Other locations are using the same technology, but they are discharging the output of the plant to groundwater or surface water, said Matthew Litchfield, interim general manager. ... For the entire article, see http://www.sbsun.com/environment-and-nature/20160917/how-a-rialto-water-plant-may-make-environmental-clean-up-history -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice/Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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