MBC supported AECOM in monitoring the offshore construction to set the SONGS Unit 1 offshore conduits to their final disposition. This was done to meet CA State Lands Commission requests in accordance with relinquishing their offshore lease. MBC conducted daily marine mammal observations from one of its vessels anchored in the area while construction was ongoing. MBC interfaced with AECOM and the construction crew from Manson during the project to ensure marine life protection.
The South Coast Water District proposed the Doheny Ocean Desalination Project to produce approximately 5 to 15 million gallons per day (mgd) of potable drinking water. The project would consist of a subsurface slant well intake system, raw (sea) water conveyance to the desalination facility site, a seawater desalination plant, brine disposal through an existing wastewater ocean outfall, solids handling facilities, and potable water delivery to adjacent distribution infrastructure.Read more
The Port of Long Beach contracted MBC to characterize the sediments at three different sites prior to implementing Phase II of their Maintenance Dredge Program.Read more
Year-long IM&E studies were conducted at seven coastal power plants. These included weekly impingement surveys and biweekly entrainment and source water surveys.Read more