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Water Project of the Year – Gobernadora Multipurpose Basin

The Gobernadora Multipurpose Basin designed by PACE was awarded as “Water Project of The Year” by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Orange County, California Branch. Read more about the project…

Unique Water Recovery Project is Dedicated

On Friday, 11/2/15, representatives from Santa Margarita Water District, the County of Orange, Rancho Mission Viejo, PACE, project consultants and community stakeholders gathered at the newly constructed Gobernadora Basin to celebrate the completion of a one-of-a-kind water recovery system. Gobernadora Basin is a truly unique multi-functioning 26-acre basin system capturing and recycling urban nuisance runoff, while providing additional key benefits including regional flood protection and improvement of water quality. Read more about the project…

California Further Reduces Water Allowance for Landscapes

The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) has enacted tougher restrictions on landscaped areas to reduce water use through the Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance: 2015 Revision. Read more …

City of Bisbee, AZ powers clean water with 400kW of Solar PV from PCI Solar

The PCI Solar team worked with PACE, a nationally recognized waste water treatment services provider, and community leaders to develop a well designed solar system for Bisbee’s waste water treatment facility. Read more…

PACE is providing Construction Management on San Diego County Desalination Facility Expansion

SAN DIEGO – The Sweetwater Authority is preparing to expand San Diego County’s first desalination plant.

The Richard A. Reynolds Groundwater Desalination Facility in Chula Vista, the county’s first desalination plant, opened in 2000 by producing 4,000,000 gallons of drinking water every day. Read more…

Walnut Canyon – Reliable Reservoir Resolution

Reliable Reservoir Resolution” Water & Wastes Digest interview with Keisuke Ikehata on the Lenain Water Treatment Plant at this year’s AWWA ACE 15. Read article

Water Wonders

The Communicator Awards presented PACE the 2015 Award of Excellence for the 2015 calendar – “Water Wonders” (view sample of the calendar)

Huntington Library Education & Visitor Center, San Marino – LA

PACE designed the water feature fountain of the newly renovated Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, California. Read the article from the Los Angeles Times.

 

Water Conservation Experts Discuss the California Drought

Brian Cullen (president of PERC Water), Andrew Komor (Vice President of PACE), and Floyd Wicks (formerly Vice Chairman, President and CEO of American States Water) join guest host Marrie Stone to discuss the California drought, the extent of the problem and the solutions that are being implemented. There are a host of misconceptions about the drought, and a number of creative solutions. Water conservation just became a very sexy topic, and we discuss it all. Listen to Podcast!