6063 Kimball Avenue Building C
Chino, CA 91708
Regional Water Recycling Plant No.5 (RP-5) is located in the city of Chino and has been in operation since 2004. The design hydraulic domestic sewage (wastewater) treatment capacity is 16.3 million gallons per day, which includes 1.3 million gallons per day of solids processing returned from RP-2. The plant serves areas of Chino, Chino Hills, and Ontario. The plant treats the liquid portion of an average influent wastewater flow, including RP-2 returned flow, of approximately 9 million gallons per day.
The liquid treatment section consists of preliminary screening and grit removal, primary clarification, secondary treatment by aeration basins and clarification, tertiary treatment by filtration and disinfection, and dechlorination. Wastewater liquid is treated to California Department of Public Health Title 22 Code of Regulations standards for disinfected tertiary recycled water. The solids removed from RP-5 are pumped to RP-2 for thickening, anaerobic digestion, and dewatering.