San Antonio Reservoir Hypolimnetic Oxygenation System
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
The proposed project would involve construction of a new Hypolimnetic Oxygenation System for the San Antonio Reservoir, which is under the jurisdiction of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission. The new oxygenation system would be installed at the northern terminus of the James Turner Dam, south of the existing San Antonio Reservoir Keeper's residence. The hypolimnetic (deeper/deepest) layers oxygenation system would be built and installed to improve water quality in the reservoir which become oxygen deficient during warmer times of the year. The addition of oxygen gas into the reservoir during these times would help reduece algae growth, which growth leads to taste and odor problems.
complete hypolimnetic oxygenation system project would include construction and installation of a fenced-in 1,160 sf concrete slab area upon which the oxygen tanks and associated equipment would be installed; construction of a 140 ft long paved extension of an existing access road for trucks to deliver oxygen tanks to the system; installation and tenching (in some areas) of 2 oxygen supply pipelines into the reservoir and a 500 ft long underground electric line to the Reservoir Keeper's residence. The ne oxygenation system would occupy less than 1.8 acres of land and reservoir surface area. The 2 oxygen supply pipelines would extend to elevations between 320 ft and 365 ft in the reservoir water.
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