Stored Water Recovery Program Wasco CA2
Stored Water Recovery Program Wasco CA2

Wasco Water District, Wasco Stored Water Recovery Unit

Underground Utilities

Contract Amount: $81,500,000

Project Completion: Phase 1B 2007
Total Program - Ongoing

Stored Water Recovery Program Wasco CA1
Stored Water Recovery Program Wasco CA3

Wasco Stored Water Recovery Unit

Wasco, California

Design-Builder of the District’s $200M Stored Water Recovery Unit Program. This overall program, delivered in phases, provides an east-west connection between the California Aqueduct and the District’s Pond-Poso Canal System, allowing the bidirectional conveyance of up to 720cfs of water. The initial phase consisted of a $47M project which included the following features: 38,000LF of 120” RCP pipeline, 144” tunnel crossing of Hwy 5, aqueduct turnout, 12,000HP junction reservoir pumping plant, concrete-lined canal and forebay, reservoir spillway with adjustable weir structure, connection channel check structure with reverse flow pumps and electrical/instrumentation. Subsequent projects within the program include a 1.0MW electrical generation facility that utilizes tracking photovoltaic solar panels, raw water processing plant, various pipeline expansions to include additional water banking areas, pumping plant energy recovery and piping interties.


Semitropic Improvement District of the
Semitropic Water Storage District

1101 Central Avenue (P.O. Box Z)
Wasco, CA 93280

Owner Contact:

Jason Gianquinto

Design Engineer:

Division of GEI Consultants, Inc.

5100 California Avenue, Suite 227
Bakersfield, CA 93309-0718

Engineer Contact:

Ron Eid

W.M. Lyles Co. PM

Brad Zeimet