Plant 134 Water Treatment Plant Upgrade and Expansion Project

3 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2008021017
Lead Agency
East Valley Water District
Document Title
Plant 134 Water Treatment Plant Upgrade and Expansion Project
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
Public Facilities

Document Description
The California Department of Public Health (DPH) establishes the water quality standards that EVWD is mandated to meet. Among these standards is a maximum contaminant level (MCL) for disinfection byproducts (DBPs). DBPs are primarily formed when a disinfectant such as chlorine reacts with naturally occuring organic material in the source water. Currently, compliance with the MCL for DBPs is achieved through compliance with the Stage 1 Disinfectant and Disinfection Byproduct Rule (Stage 1 Rule). Compliance is achieved when the average of all samples collected from throughout the District's distribution system is below the Stage 1 Rule MCL. Additionally, treatment requirements for total organic compounds (TOC) were waived because Stage 1 Rule MCL's were met and operation of the current approved treatment process could not be adjusted to improve TOC removal. Recent circumstances and new water quality regulations along with the anticipated increase in the demand for water within the District's service area have required EVWD to consider upgrading and expanding the treatment capacity of Plant 134. The newly promulgated Stage 2 Rule for Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproduct Rules (Stage 2 Rules) will now require that compliance with the MCL be met at each sampling location and systemwide averaging will not be allowed. This includes compliance with TOC removal requirements. The Stage 2 Rule becomes effective in April 2012. In addition to these regulatory requirements that have and will continue to affect EVWD's water supply system, the demand for water continues to grow within the District. The satisfy this demand, EVWD has identified the upgrading and expansion of Plant 134 as a necessary component of its overall water supply system.

Contact Information
Ron Buchwald
East Valley Water District
3654 E. Highland Avenue, Suite 18
San Bernardino, CA 92346

Phone : (909) 888-8986

Location

Cities
San Bernardino
Counties
San Bernardino
Cross Streets
Highland Avenue and Boulder Avenue
Total Acres
762
State Highways
210 Freeway and SR 330
Waterways
City Creek
Township
1N
Range
3W
Section
27
Base
SBB&M

Notice of Completion

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Development Type
Water Facilities Other
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Noise Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Septic System Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation California Department of Health Care Services California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 8 California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance

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 state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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