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Task 6.3 Identification of Objectives and Constraints

Task 6.4 Pilot Project Design Report

Task 6.5 NEPA Compliance

Task 6.6 Pilot Project Design Report

Task 6.7 Project Cooperation Agreement

Task 6.8 Statute 1501 Process Documents

Task 6.9 Pilot Project Technical Data Report

Phase 7 - Well Re-Permitting and Construction

Upon completion of the exploratory well program and development of a strategy to permit the wells for operational use, it is anticipated that applications to convert the well classifications and construct surface facilities to inject into the wells will be filed with FDEP. This phase includes work tasks to perform the permit conversions and to design and construct the required new facilities.

This phase also includes the continued expansion of the pilot project, to include permitting and construction of a 3-well Cluster ASR facility at a new site, FAS and SAS monitor wells and surface facilities at all of the sites. The location of the new cluster facility will have been determined based on the results of the Task 1 Siting phase. Spacing of the wells at the new cluster facility will be based on the results of the exploratory well testing program. The anticipated work tasks included in this phase are:

Task 7.1 – Consultant Selection for Design/Construction Management

Task 7.2 – Final Surface Facility Design

Task 7.3. Water Use Permitting

Task 7.4. NPDES Permitting

Task 7.5. Exploratory Well Re-Permitting

Task 7.6 - Cluster Well Construction Permitting

Task 7.7 – Contractor Selection and Procurement

Task 7.8 – Well Construction

Task 7.9 – Hydrogeologic/Engineering Reports

Task 7.10 – Surface Facility Construction

Task 7.11 – Operation and Maintenance Manuals

Phase 8 - Cycle Testing

Cycle testing will be performed following construction of the exploratory/test wells the multi-well cluster, the FAS and SAS monitor wells, and associated surface facilities, under the UIC Construction Permits for the ASR systems. The purpose is to test the performance of the system, both mechanically and hydrogeologically. Before the system can be tested, however, several permits must be in place.

  • Operational Testing Approval from FDEP (tied to the UIC Construction Permits)

  • Water Use Permit (for withdrawal from the surface water body)

  • WQCE and LAE or Chapter 120 Variance, if applicable (for recharge of partially treated surface water)

  • NPDES (for discharge into the Lake, River or Canal)

It will be critical to have these permitting issues resolved in time so that cycle testing can be performed soon after the surface facilities are constructed. After a period of approximately one year of cycle testing, applications for operating the ASR systems on a continuing basis can be filed with the FDEP. Although FDEP has indicated that a minimum of two years of cycle testing data will be required for an operating permit, applications (and supporting documentation) will be prepared after the first year of testing. In this way, other permitting issues can be resolved concurrent with obtaining the second year of data. The tasks included in this phase are:

Task 8.1. Monitoring and Data Collection.

Task 8.2. Reporting During Cycle Testing.

Phase 9 – Operating Permit Applications

Task 9.1 - Operating Permit Applications

Phase 10 – Post Construction Activities

When cycle testing is completed and the operating permits are issued, the pilot project will be complete and final close-out of the project can commence. This section includes the tasks that will be necessary to finish the project. These tasks are:

  • Notification of Physical Completion

  • Transfer of District Operation and Maintenance Authority

  • Final Real Estate Certification and Credits

  • USACE Audit

  • District Audit

  • Prepare Transfer Documents

  • Project Fiscal Complete

  • Prepare Pilot Project Technical Data Report

  • Submit PPTDR To SAD

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