The Secondary Inlet of the Eastside Pipeline Project

by Antonio J. Perez, (M.ASCE),
Aida G. Garabetian, (M.ASCE),

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: North American Water and Environment Congress & Destructive Water


The subject of this paper is a design feature included in the current capital improvement program of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. This feature, the Secondary Inlet of the Eastside Pipeline, is a pipeline that branches off the main pipeline to provide a secondary means of delivering water to the Eastside Reservoir, the major component in Metropolitans $4 billion capital improvement program. This paper summarizes the Eastside Pipeline design teams findings and describes the evolution of the Secondary Inlet including the Inlets planning, engineering design, and operational functions.

Subject Headings: Inlets (waterway) | Pipelines | Pipeline design | Assets | Urban areas | Construction management | Water pipelines | Water quality | California | United States

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