San Juan Water District, California

Population (Year): 160000  (2021)

The San Juan Water District faces several key infrastructure challenges, including upgrading and replacing aging water treatment and distribution systems, ensuring adequate water supply and storage capacity to meet demand, managing water quality and treatment to meet regulatory requirements, and adapting to the impacts of climate change on water resources. Additionally, the district must balance the need for infrastructure improvements with the cost of these projects, while also ensuring reliable and affordable water service for its customers in the Sacramento region.

San Juan Water District

Sample Highlights from the Capital Improvement Plan

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Project Start Year

Project Description

Project Spend Total

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Turbidimeter Replacements


“A turbidimeter is an instrument that measures water clarity. This project replaces 28 outdated turbidimeters
at the Water Treatment Plant. This represents the bulk of the turbidimeters used in the water treatment
process. This equipment lasts for approximately 7 years before becoming obsolete. The turbidimeters were
purchased in FY 2021-22 and will be installed in FY 2022-23.”





Back-Up Plant Pumps & SCADA Integration


“The District’s Crown Point pump station provides pressurized drinking water to the retail service area and the
entire District campus, including the water treatment plant. That water is critical for maintaining water
treatment plant operations as it is used in various treatment processes such as the chemical feed system,
and the belt press process. The back-up plant pumps exist to provide pumping capabilities if/when the Crown
Point pump station is off line. Historically the back-up pumps have had to be turned on manually. By
integrating those pumps into the District’s SCADA system, the system will automatically switch the pumps
on if Crown Point goes off line, either intentionally or unintentionally, greatly improving system reliability.
Originally planned to be completed in Fiscal Year 2021-22, it has now been delayed until Fiscal Year 2022-





Bacon Booster Pump Station & New Variable Frequency Drive and Components


“This project will install a variable frequency drive on pump number five at the Bacon Booster Pump Station,
along with other components to complement the generator replacement project described above. The existing
motor drive for pump number five is either on or off and therefore the pump runs at full speed regardless of
the system demands. Replacing the drive with a variable frequency drive will provide the District the ability to
optimize the operation of the pump station based on the current demands on the distribution system.”





Bacon Pump Station Security Improvements


“This project will design new security features for the pump station, predominately new fencing and security





Leak Detection Equipment


“A leak detector consists of speakers in a headset, worn by the operator, hooked up to a microphone that is
on the ground. The microphone transmits the sound of leaking water to the wearer of the headset. The Field
Services departments current leak detection equipment is old and in need of replacement.”




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