690,000-gallon Washwater Tank at Water Treatment Plant, ER 2007-16, 2007-30-GE, 2007-02-VRP


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Escondido
Document Title
690,000-gallon Washwater Tank at Water Treatment Plant, ER 2007-16, 2007-30-GE, 2007-02-VRP
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Mostly vacant with existing water treatment plant. OS (Open Space) zoning. P (Public) General Plan designation.

Document Description
A request for a Grading Exemption (2007-30-GE) for a cut slope up to 37 feet high, with a gradient between 1:1 and 1.5:1, associated with the construction of a 690,000-gallon, 49-foot-high washwater tank at the Escondido-Vista Water Treatment Plant. The request also includes a Vegetation Removal Permit (2007-02-VRP) pursuant to the Interim 4(d) Habitat Loss Permit process for the removal of approximately 0.27 acre of Coastal Sage Scrub habitat. While blasting is not anticipated, it is possible that blasting would be required during slope grading. All blasting would be subject to the City's Blasting Ordinance.

Contact Information
Kristina Owens
City of Escondido Planning Division
Lead/Public Agency
201 North Broadway
Escondido, CA 92025

Phone : (760) 839-4310


San Diego
Cross Streets
Valley Parkway and El Norte Parkway
Total Acres
Parcel #
225-140-10, 225-141-19, 225-141-40
State Highways
I-15, 78

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Water Facilities (Type Washwater tank, MGD 690,000 gallons)
Local Action
Grading Permit Vegetation Removal Permit, Grading Permit: Exemption
Project Issues
Geology/Soils Hydrology/Water Quality Vegetation
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT) California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 (RWQCB) California State Lands Commission (SLC) Department of Water Resources Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)

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