If this is not the case, the holder of the water right may request that his right to water be modified to take account of that use and quantity. If you are the current holder of the water rights and the buyer does not take any of the above measures, you must: Water supply contracts are legal agreements between a water rights holder (seller) and another company (buyer) that wants to buy water for a certain period of time. Or you can apply for a permit, but you must follow the provisions of the existing water law. If you are the buyer, everything you do with the water you buy must already be included in the existing water law. A service model for industrial process water treatment requirements for water rights applications as well as instructions and forms for amending an existing water rights permit. These concerns have led to a model for the industrial process water sector, similar to PPAs, which is credited with unlocking the benefits of clean solar initiatives at the consumer level. The model, introduced at the end of 2015, eliminates capital costs and risks in advance. Cal-Am must attach to its notification letter evidence that the costs incurred are reasonable and evidence that the pipeline and pumping station are of adequate size to maximize the reasonable use of the Monterey Pure Water Replenishment Project and the Aquifer Storage and Recovery Project in accordance with the terms of the Water Purchase Agreement; including the optimisation of transfers within the applicant`s system. Financing models such as WEPA save industrial companies money and reduce the perceived risk associated with clean technologies. As water scarcity worsens, the model will help industrial companies stabilize costs amid increasing water market volatility. A host customer purchases processing services per gallon, and Cambrian Innovation is responsible for the ownership, design, construction, installation and operation of the system. Local, state, and federal incentives are monetized and this value is passed on to the customer through monthly payments.

Cambrian Innovation has developed the Water-Energy Purchase Agreement (WEPA) to make distributed solutions for process water treatment and water reuse available on-site. Based on the solar industry`s successful Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), it offers an alternative for capital purchases, lease and operating contracts for process water treatment, renewable energy generation and water reuse. The product range also includes a membrane bioreactor (MBR) and the EcoVolt MINI. MBRs are aerobic fermenters that use fine bubble aeration and ultrafiltration to remove BOD and overall suspended solids. It can be used as a stand-alone solution or in conjunction with another reactor for wastewater treatment and water reuse. This success prompted Lagunitas to choose EcoVolt for its new brewery in Azusa, California. This time, Lagunitas avoids investment costs in advance with WEPA. Cambrian Innovation will own, install and operate the solution, which will be able to produce approximately 300,000 gpds of recycled water, more than 2,300,000 kWh per year of gross renewable electricity and 130,000 thermal baths per year of gross renewable heat. As the brewery increases production at the Azusa plant to more than one million barrels per year, it will seek to manage the increase in process water flows by gradually installing additional modules.

The EcoVolt reactor is an improved anaerobic fermenter that uses electromethanogeny to treat process water while generating renewable resources. Electromethanogeny improves the anaerobic treatment process to stabilize plant operation, improve biogas production and enable remote monitoring and automation of the treatment process. In discussing process water management with potential customers in the craft beer industry, Cambrian Innovation found that customers were reluctant to invest in equipment subordinate to the brewing process, even if the return on investment was good, and that customers were interested in outsourcing process water treatment. Customers did not want to be in the process water treatment business and preferred to outsource all treatment operations to third parties to give them the time and energy to produce, market and sell their beer. If you`re buying water from a water rights holder, you`ll need to do one of the following: Lagunitas Brewing Co. in Petaluma, California, transported more than 50,000 gallons of high-strength wastewater to a municipal wastewater treatment plant located 50 miles away. Now, the self-sustaining energy solution treats more than 120,000 gallons of process water consumed per day (gpd) and produces more than 80,000 gpd of clean, recycled water. This has reduced the brewery`s water footprint by 40%, generating 130 kW of electrical energy and 40,000 thermal baths of heat per year. Distributed solutions for process water treatment, renewable energy generation and water reuse increase the security of the critical supply chain for industrial companies, which often face high costs of rejecting energy and process water as well as limited production supply. However, on-premise solutions are often perceived as unaffordable, especially for growing companies in rapidly changing industries such as the craft beer industry. The California-American Water Company has the right to enter into the revised water purchase agreement set out in Schedule C.2.

The California-American Water Company (Cal-Am) participates in all Tariff Processes of the Monterey Regional Water Pollution Control Agency (Agency) and the Monterey Peninsula Water Management District (District) that affect the Revised Water Purchase Agreement (EPA). To the extent that an amount is due to Buyer (or an Affiliate) under this Article VIII or under the Water Purchase Agreement, Buyer and its Affiliates are entitled to first recover such amount from escrow in accordance with the Escrow Agreement and thereafter from Seller in immediately available funds. The reactor achieves an elimination of 80% to 90% of the biological oxygen demand (BOD) and is energy positive by producing biogas that becomes a renewable source of electricity or heat for the plant. .