Installation of Sludge Drying Facilities


SCH Number
Public Agency
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Document Title
Installation of Sludge Drying Facilities
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (Metropolitan) is proposing the installation of sludge dewatering equipment and storage facilities in the existing orchard field area located south of the Washwater Reclamation Plant No. 2 at the Jensen Filtration Plant. The sludge dewatering equipment will consist of two belt presses, a mixing tank, and a conveyor. Sludge shall be deposited on the ground amongst the existing landscaping. The removal of a small amount of the existing landscape may be required. As a result of the proposed project, Metropolitan would reduce the discharge of the sludge into the existing city of Los Angeles municipal sewer system.

Contact Information

Joseph P. Jensen
Agency Name
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles, Los Angeles, City of
Los Angeles

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15301 and 15304
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed project consists of the operation, maintenance, or minor alteration of topographical features that involve negligible expansion of use beyond that existing at the time of the lead agency's determination. The proposed project also entails minor public alterations in the condition of land and/or vegetation which do not involve the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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