Marin Municipal Water District Desalination Project

3 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2003082037
Lead Agency
Marin Municipal Water District
Document Title
Marin Municipal Water District Desalination Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Received
Present Land Use
Light Industrial/Office
Document Description
A seawater desalination plant is proposed that could ultimately supply up to 15 million gallons a day (mgd). The first phase will be 10 mgd with another 5 mg added later. The desalination plant would take "raw water" or "feed water" from San Rafael Bay and treat it to produce drinkable (potable) water. Treatment would involve a "pretreatment" phase to remove solids from the raw water, then desalination using reverse osmosis (RO) technology, followed by "post treatment" of desalted water to produce drinking water with taste and other characteristics comparable to that presently provided to the Marin Municipal Water District's customers. The RO process would produce "permeate" or "product water" for drinking, and saline "concentrate" or "brine" that would be discharged back into San Rafael Bay.

Contact Information

Name
Eric McGuire
Agency Name
Marin Municipal Water District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
San Rafael
Counties
Marin
Cross Streets
Pelican Way, Kerner Boulevard
Zip
94901
Total Acres
7.5
Parcel #
009-291-19
State Highways
I-580
Airports
Gnoss Field,Novato;Smith Ranch;
Schools
Multiple
Waterways
San Rafael Bay
Township
1N
Range
6W
Section
Unsec.
Base
MDM

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
Development Types
Water Facilities (Type Desalination, MGD 15)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects, California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways, California Energy Commission, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, Resources, Recycling and Recovery, State Clearinghouse, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT), San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT), San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC)

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