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Cactus II Feeder Phase I – Pipeline Project


Project Description:  The project will install approximately 8,100 feet of 42-inch diameter pipeline. 

Project Location:  The pipeline route is planned to move along the following:

  • Along Cactus Avenue between Heacock Street and Indian Street
  • Along Indian Street between Cactus Avenue and Alessandro Boulevard
  • Along Alessandro Boulevard between Indian Street and Perris Boulevard
  • Along Perris Boulevard between Alessandro Boulevard and St. Christopher Lane  

Project Timeline:  The project began construction in Winter 2021 and is set to finish in the Spring of 2023.  Expect traffic delays and lane closures during this time.

Project Purpose:  As part of a three-phase project, this project is meant to increase the water capacity to accommodate growth in the City of Moreno Valley.

Project Update

As of August 26, 2022:

  • Pipeline install has been completed on Cactus Avenue and Indian Street 
  • For the next several weeks, pipeline installation will continue east on Alessandro Boulevard.
    • Crews anticipate installing pipe up to Perris Boulevard for the next couple of weeks.
    • Traffic control is permanently setup on Alessandro Boulevard.
  • Crews may also have to complete work on Cactus Avenue and Indian Street intermittently, which may require temporary traffic control set-up. 
  • With all traffic control, the community can expect traffic impacts and delays, including lane closures, detours along the pipeline alignment and temporary closure of sidewalks and bike lanes.
  • Work at and in front of the EMWD-owned site along on Perris Boulevard, between Bay Avenue and St. Christopher Lane continues intermittently.
    • Olive trees that were originally located along Perris Boulevard in front of the EMWD-owned site, have been relocated and continue to be preserved.
    • The community can expect traffic control to be setup intermittently in front of this site for the duration of the project.
  • Please note: the industry as a whole is experiencing a mass delay in obtaining materials; this may result in dates prolonged milestone completion dates.  EMWD appreciates the community’s patience and understanding as this impacts work on the project.


Project Fact Sheet - English Version

Project Fact Sheet - Spanish Version/Version en Español

Contact Information:
Alma Ramirez
Public Affairs Officer
951-928-3777, ext. 4370

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