AMENDED AND RESTATED AGREEMENT
FORM THE MONTEREY PENINSULA WATER SUPPLY PROJECT GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE This AGREEMENT TO FORM THE MONTEREY PENINSULA WATER SUPPLY PROJECT GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE ( Agreement )
MONTEREY PENINSULA REGIONAL WATER AUTHORITY ( MPRWA ),
MONTEREY PENINSULA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT ( MPWMD ),
COUNTY OF MONTEREY ( County ),
CALIFORNIA-AMERICAN WATER COMPANY ( Cal-Am ).
The MPRWA, the MPWMD,
Cal-Am are sometimes referred
Formation of Governance Committee
this Agreement, the Parties hereby form the Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project Governance Committee
( Governance Committee )
comprised of representatives of the MPRWA, the MPWMD, the County, and Cal-Am to ensure efficient and effective public input into the development
operation of the Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project
( Project ).
Cal-Am's entry into this Agreement
expressly conditioned upon its legal obligations to abide
decisions of the California Public Utilities Commission
( CPUC ).
Therefore, should the CPUC order Cal
this Agreement, Cal-Am shall
obligations set forth
this Agreement and this Agreement may
Cal-Am upon such CPUC order. Further, if
CPUC issues any order or decision that conflicts with any particular provision of this Agreement, Cal-Am shall
any and all obligations to abide by the conflicting provision of this Agreement.
Application A.12-04-019. Application of California-American Water Company (U210W) for Approval
the Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project and Authorization to Recover All Present
Rates, filed with the CPUC
or about April
ASR Infrastructure. The facilities
to inject into
extract potable water from the Seaside Groundwater Basin,
Application A.12-04-019. These facilities will include the Aquifer Storage
Recovery ( ASR ) wells and related appurtenances, the backflush pipeline, the recirculation pipeline and the ASR pipeline.
Brine Discharge Infrastructure. Facilities located outside the desalination plant site that are used to dispose of brine into the ocean. These facilities will include the brine disposal pipeline, the brine receiving station, any modification to the MRWPCA existing outfall, or a new outfall, or potentially the use of other existing outfalls with or without modifications.
Cal-Am Notification. The written notification from Cal-Am to the Chair of the Governance Committee that a matter
ready for consideration, consultation, or action
further defined within Section
CEQA. The California Environmental Quality Act.
Contracts. One or more of the contracts between Cal-Am and a selected contractor, valued
million, relating to the design and/or construction of the following facilities: (1)
the Source Water Infrastructure, (3) the Brine Discharge Infrastructure contracted for
Cal-Am, (4) the Product Water Pipeline, (5) the Raw Water Pipeline;
the ASR Infrastructure, and (7) the Terminal Reservoir Infrastructure. Contracts for one or more
the facilities identified above
be combined into a single contract.
addition, the design and construction of a single facility identified above
this definition may
combined into a single contract. 1
Agenda Item 2 - March 31, 2014 Governance Committee