What is being discharged into the ocean?

The Ocean Outfall allows for the disposal of concentrate generated by the new Advanced Water Purification Facility (AWPF), diverts wet weather flows that exceed AWPF treatment capacity, and provides an emergency backup disposal in case the AWPF is offline. All discharge from the outfall must comply with permits that will be issued by the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board.  

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1. Why is a new ocean outfall needed?
2. Will the outfall have negative impacts to the environment or wildlife?
3. When will construction of the outfall take place?
4. How was the location of the outfall determined?
5. What are the impacts to Marina Park?
6. What other construction impacts will there be to the Pierpont and Harbor Communities?
7. What is being discharged into the ocean?