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Water treatment process

HINCKLEY SURFACE WATER TREATMENT PLANT: Redlands has awarded an $8.5 million contract for improvements to the Hinckley treatment plant so that it can produce drinking water that meets federal EPA standards. The city will save about $10 million from the 2006 construction estimate of $18 million. 1 INTAKE 2 FLOCCULATION BASINS 3 FILTRATION BASINS 4 DISINFECTION 5 STORAGE Water flows into the Hinckley plant from the Santa Ana River and the State Water Project aqueduct. 2 Water moves slowly through the basin and over inclined plate settlers, which encourage sediment to coagulate and fall out. 3 Water flows through V-notch launderers, causing more material to settle, then flows down through filters. 4 The water leaves the plant through a pipeline, where chlorine is added to disinfect it. 5 The water moves into the city's Agate Reservoir, where it will flow slowly around baffles to give it more contact time with the chlorine before it is delivered to customers. STAFF ARTIST

Water treatment process

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