December 9, 2010


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December 9, 2010

  1. 1. Background for 2002 RegionalWater Facilities Master Plan Initiated in 1998 Focus on implementing supply diversification Rapidly increasing demand • Treated water • Untreated water • Record agricultural deliveries Early phase of ESP • Need to integrate into regional system Forecast for continued economic and population growth Relatively stable water rates 2
  2. 2. 2002 Regional Water FacilitiesMaster Plan - Outcomes Identified sources of future supply • QSA • Seawater Desalination Ensured sufficient capacity for conveyance and treatment Developed facility options to manage increasing demands • Carlsbad Desalination • Twin Oaks Water Treatment Plant • Timing of Pipeline 6 Developed facilities to assure supply and system reliability goals were met • Carryover Storage Project • Mission Trails FRS II 3
  3. 3. 2012 Regional Water FacilitiesSituation Analysis Near term forecast of slower economic and population growth • Prolonged recovery from recession and modest growth External factors constraining demand • Water supply shortages • Conservation ethic • Retail water rate increases • 20% X 2020 conservation legislation Completed a 20 year period of intensive capital investment in regional infrastructure Focus on efficiency and cost containment Prioritize future capital investment 4
  4. 4. 2012 Master Plan Update Goals Evaluate new demand trends through 2035 Optimize existing investments in conveyance, storage and treatment Assure the reliability of untreated and treated water supply deliveries Assure “right-time” cost effective facility development • Prioritize based on need and benefit Incorporate asset management concepts 5
  5. 5. 2012 Master Plan Update Goals Member Agency 2010 Facility UWMP Plans 2012 Master 2002 Plan Asset Master Update Management Plan Program Remaining CIP 6
  6. 6. 2012 Master Plan UpdateKey Focus Areas Evaluate peak water demands on conveyance • Efficiently deliver untreated water to treatment plants and reservoirs • Reevaluate timing and need for Pipeline 6 Optimize the use of regional and member agency treated water supply facilities • Integrated desal supplies into regional treated water system • Identify opportunities to expand the usage of TOVWTP • Optimize Water Authority operations with member agency treated water facilities 7
  7. 7. 2012 Master Plan UpdateKey Focus Areas Develop a strategic long range plan for surface water storage • Complement member agency operations • Manage peak demands • Integrate carryover storage into system operations Evaluate renewable energy opportunities Evaluate timing, scope and need of remaining CIP projects • Prioritize CIP projects based on objective criteria • Incorporate changes into the FY 2014-FY 2015 CIP budget 8
  8. 8. 2012 Master Plan UpdateMember Agency Coordination Technical Advisory Committee • Periodic meetings to review key technical issues including:  Service reliability goals and issues  Infrastructure alternatives and screening criteria Regular Updates at Member Agency Manager monthly meetings Update Water Planning Committee on key milestones 9
  9. 9. Consultant Selection Process Advertised the project in September Received consultant proposals on Oct. 20, 2010 Held consultant interviews on Nov. 4, 2010 • Multi-agency interview panel • City of San Diego, Vallecitos and Helix Water Districts Selected CH2M Hill and Black & Veatch team • Understanding of the key issues influencing regional water supply reliability • Experience and working relationship with member agencies 10
  10. 10. 2012 Master Plan Update Schedule Member Water Member Agency Planning CIP Start Work Agency Manager Draft Report Final Report Committee prioritization Coordination Meetings January DecemberJanuary 2011 Status Report Start TAC 2012 Early 2012 2012 Regular Summer/Fall Early 2011 updates 2011 11
  11. 11. Staff recommendation1. Award a professional services contract to CH2M Hill to provide planning services to prepare the 2012 Regional Water Facilities Optimization and Master Plan Update for a not-to-exceed amount of $1,863,000.2. Add $1,200,000 to the 2012 Regional Water Facilities Optimization and Master Plan Update budget. 12