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Development and Implementation of a Salt and Nutrient Management Plan for the San Juan Creek Watershed

South Orange County Wastewater Authority

Graph of TDS loading to the lower San Juan Basin relative to basin plan objective

In May 2009, the State Board adopted a Recycled Water Policy to move aggressively towards a sustainable water future by encouraging local and regional water agencies in the direction of clean, abundant, local water for California. The Policy emphasizes the need to increase the reuse of recycled water, expand water conservation efforts, improve infrastructure maintenance, and additional capture of stormwater, including dry-weather urban runoff. The South Orange County Wastewater Authority (SOCWA) led the regional stakeholder effort to develop the SNMP for South Orange County, specifically for the San Juan Creek Watershed. As a part of a team, our groundwater experts performed the technical analyses and design of the SNMP. The work performed included:

Team Spotlight

Samantha Adams

Groundwater Business Sector Leader

Mark Wildermuth. PE

Principal III