Marina Coast is a county water district. The District provides water and sewer services to the City of Marina and the former Fort Ord. The District is governed by a 5-member Board of Directors and has an authorized staff of 42 full-time employees. The District has approximately 350 miles of water and sewer pipelines and operates eight production wells with an estimated capacity of 20 million gallons per day. Its water source is groundwater from the Salinas Valley Groundwater Basin. The District serves a population of some 33,000 people. For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, it had total revenues of $16,582,000. The District is a member agency of the Monterey Regional Water Pollution Control Agency (MRWPCA), a joint power agency. The firm’s attorneys advise and represent the District on groundwater rights, Sustainable Groundwater Management Act implementation, recycled water, desalinated water, new water sources, urban water management plans, water supply assessments, infrastructure agreements, CEQA, rates and capacity charges, government contracts and procurement, real property, easements and rights-of-way, leases, State Revolving Fund, LAFCO, and Fort Ord Reuse Authority matters. The District’s Board of Directors appointed the law firm as legal counsel in October 2012.
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