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Sustainable Water Infrastructure Project (SWIP)

Project Information

This project will construct the Sustainable Water Infrastructure Program (SWIP) consisting of three elements. Element 1: a modular reverse osmosis (RO) unit at the Santa Monica Urban Runoff Recycling Facility (SMURRF), a new shallow brackish and saline groundwater extraction well at the beach, and new solar panels for energy offset. Element 2: a below grade stormwater and sewer treatment facility at the Civic Center Lot with 1 million gallons per day (MGD) capacity. Element 3: two new stormwater harvesting tanks at Memorial Park and the Civic Center Lot, with 1.5 million gallon (MG) capacity.

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Current Phase


Phase History
Design2018 Q42019 Q2
Construction2020 Q12021 Q3

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City Council Action History

DateAction TypeOutcome
9/10/2019Award of the Design/Build Contract Guaranteed Maximum Price AmendmentCouncil authorized the construction phase of SWIP by awarding the Guaranteed Maximum Price contract amendment for construction services.
8/28/2018Selection and Award of Sustainable Water Infrastructure Project Design/Build Services ContractCouncil awarded a design/build services contract to Kiewit Infrastructure West Co. partnering with Arcadis USA and PERC Water.
9/12/2017Accept State Funding and Award Owner's Engineer Service ContractAccepted Funding from the State Water Resources Control Board Clean Water State Revolving Fund Program Award Contract to MWH/Stantec Consulting for Owner's Engineer Services
9/27/2016Adoption of CEQA IS/MNDAdopted CEQA Initial Stud/ Mitigated Negative Declaration
1/26/2016State Funding ApplicationApplied for California Clean Water State Revolving Fund and Proposition 1 Funding Programs



Project Contacts

Jason Hoang


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