Immediate Repairs needed to Well 3 and Well 29
Thursday, May 3, 2018, at 4:30 pm
Beaumont-Cherry Valley Water District
560 Magnolia Avenue, Beaumont, CA 92223
District Management Staff identify that Well 29 being out of service constitutes and “Emergency Condition” for the District for Well 29 (and Well 3) due to the following issues:
1. Well 29 is the primary sours of supply for the District’s lowest three pressure zones.
2. District demands increase as summer approaches and temperatures rise. This fact couples with multiple wells being out of service as described hereafter create the condition of emergency that requires the repair of Well 29 and the immediate completion of repairs to Well 3.
District is currently in the process of completing repairs to Well 3 which is located in the Beaumont Basin and historically has a pumping capacity of approximately 1,400 gpm. Well 3 has been out of service since 2015 due to Chromium VI levels above the recently repealed Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) for Chromium VI and also due to recently identified issues with faulty wiring and a faulty starter.
3. District is also currently commencing repairs to Well 26 which is located in the Beaumont Basin and historically has a pumping capacity of up to 1,650 fpm to the 2750 domestic water pressure zone and 1,350 fpm to the 2800 non-potable water system pressure zone.
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