East County Advanced Water Purification Program

Photo of staff member sampling water
Areal photo of AWP construction site looking west

Padre Dam is a member of the East County Advanced Water Purification (AWP) Program Joint Powers of Authority (JPA). This program is expected to be one of the first - if not the first- surface water augmentation project in the State of California.  It will provide approximately 30 percent of Padre Dam's water supply locally by 2025.  To support this project, Padre Dam is the long-term Administrator and Operator for the JPA and is the hiring organization for staffing the project.

Positions in the East county advanced water purification program