RWQCB approves recycling permit for Camp Pendleton plant
Last updated 6/16/2018 at 5:25pm
The Regional Water Quality Control Board approved a master recycling permit for Camp Pendleton’s Southern Regional Tertiary Treatment Plant.
The RWQCB board voted 5-0, May 9 with one board member absent, to allow Camp Pendleton to inject recycled water into the lower aquifer of the Lower Ysidora groundwater basin and to create a hydrologic seawater intrusion barrier.
The seawater intrusion barrier is intended to protect the base’s groundwater resources within the Santa Margarita River watershed. The Marine Corps proposes to use up to 870 acre-feet of recycled water annually to create...