Southern California Branch Meeting: Challenges Associated with Artificial Groundwater Recharge Through Wells in Orange County, CA

Speaker: John Bonsangue

 

The Orange County Water District (OCWD) manages the groundwater basin underlying the northern two thirds of the county.  In 2008 OCWD began operating the Ground Water Replenishment System (GWRS), a 100 million gallon per day recycled groundwater project.  This discussion will provide an overview of Orange County’s GWRS with specific focus on the challenges associated with distributing GWRS water to OCWD’s recharge facilities and will address the effect GWRS water quality has on the distribution system.

  

John Bonsangue is a licensed California Professional Geologist with more than 20 years of experience working on Southern California groundwater projects.  A Principal Hydrogeologist with the Orange County Water District, Bonsangue manages OCWD’s injection recharge and distribution facilities.  He is also the president of Reverse Flow Consultants International – a consultancy specializing in groundwater recharge facilities from an operations standpoint.  In addition, Bonsangue is a licensed State of California Department of Health Services water distribution operator.

The Meeting format will consist of:

Registration - 5:30 to 6:30 PM

Dinner and Announcements - 6:30 to 7:30 PM

Keynote Speaker - 7:30 to 8:30PM

Questions and Answers- 8:30 to 8:45 PM

 

Cancellation Policy: GRA will accept cancellations with no charge until 12:00 PM (Noon) on Monday. Cancellation after that time, or non-attendance, will require full payment. Thank you for your cooperation.

 

Scholastic Sponsorship Program.  

The Southern California Branch continues its ongoing scholastic sponsorship program, with local sponsors supporting our annual scholarship fund for students who are engaged in groundwater studies. If your organization is interested in participating as a sponsor for a future event, please contact a Branch Officer.

For more information, please contact Paul Parmentier with SGI/Apex, at 562/597-1055, or via email at paul.parmentier@apexcos.com

 

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When?

Wed, July 27, 2016
5:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
(GMT-0700) America/Los_Angeles

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Where?

Double Tree Club Hotel
7 Hutton Centre Drive
Santa Ana, California 92707
TWO IMPORTANT NOTES: 1) The Hotel now requires valet parking, but parking is free for dinner attendants - make sure you mention that you are attending the Southern California Branch GRA Dinner meeting.   2) There is also a Doubletree Hotel nearby - not to be confused with this Doubletree ...

TWO IMPORTANT NOTES:


1) The Hotel now requires valet parking, but parking is free for dinner attendants - make sure you mention that you are attending the Southern California Branch GRA Dinner meeting.


 


2) There is also a Doubletree Hotel nearby - not to be confused with this Doubletree Club.


DIRECTIONS:
From 55 Fwy South: take MacArthur offramp turn right (west). From 55 Fwy North take MacArthur offramp and turn left (west) on to MacArthur. Head west to Main Street and turn left (South). Turn Left on Sandpointe continue through Hutton Center Drive and you are there.

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