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Project Status and Schedule

The new force main will cross the Grand Canal from the Venice Pumping Plant (VPP) at 140 Hurricane Street easterly to Marquesas Way, then southerly along Via Marina crossing the Marina Del Rey and Ballona Creek Channels to an existing coastal interceptor sewer junction structure on Vista Del Mar near Waterview Street via Pacific Avenue.




The City Council certified the Final EIR on January 12, 2010, thereby approving the recommended alignment route.

The project design is near completion and the permitting phase is underway. The public hearing for the City Coastal Development Permit was held on January 21, 2015 at the Westchester Senior Citizens Center from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. City CDP Hearing Public Notice.


The City Coastal Development Permit has been recommended for approval with conditions. Please review the Notice of Decision and Final Staff Report for details.


An appeal of City CDP 10-04 was filed on April 6, 2015 and was considered by the Board of Public Works on May 8, 2015. Please review the Hearing Notice for details. A copy of the meeting agenda and related items will be available here.

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A public hearing for the LA County Coastal Development Permit process was held on February 25, 2015 at 9:00 am. LA County CDP Hearing Notice. The permit was approved and can be found here.


The construction phase is expected to be completed within three years and will begin once all of the necessary permits have been obtained.


Project Fact Sheet


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