Elysian Reservoir Water Quality Improvement Project

6 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Los Angeles
Document Title
Elysian Reservoir Water Quality Improvement Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
Present Land Use: reservoir Zoning: [Q]OS-1XL (open Space); General Plan Designation: Open Space

Document Description
To help ensure the quality, reliability, and stability of the City of Los Angeles drinking water supply, including compliance with updated US EPA water quality standards, LADWP proposes to replace the uncovered Elysian Reservoir with two concrete tanks, which would be sited within the existing reservoir and buried. These tanks would provide an equal amount of potable water storage (55 million gallons [MG]) as is available in the existing reservoir. The area atop the tanks would be developed for recreation uses. A shallow wildlife pond no less than 0.5 acre would also be created at the northern end of the project site, but not atop the tanks. After completion of project construction, the site would be developed according to a program established by the Los Angeles Department of Recreation and parks and opened to the public as part of Elysian Park.

Contact Information
Sarah Easley Perez
City of Los Angeles
Lead/Public Agency
Department of Water and Power 111 North Hope Street, Rm 1044
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Phone : (213) 367-1276


34°4'41.2"N 118°13'49.5"W
Los Angeles Los Angeles, City of
Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Grand View Drtive and Park Row Drive
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
SR-110, I-5
Solano Elementary School
Los Angeles River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Recreational Water Facilities (Type undrground tanks, MGD 55 (holds))
Local Action
Site Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils 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 Wildfire Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (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 Highway Patrol California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB) Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Loans and Grants State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)

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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