Operation and Permitting of a Granulated Activated Carbon Treatment System for Well No. 14, City of Shafter

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SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Shafter
Document Title
Operation and Permitting of a Granulated Activated Carbon Treatment System for Well No. 14, City of Shafter
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project consists of the permitting and operation of a granulated activated carbon water treatment system being added to Well No. 14, an existing City of Shafter well. The treatment system will include up to three above-ground carbon vessels, each 10 feet in diameter and 20 feet in height. Each vessel will have a volumetric capacity of 8,900 gallons and contain approximately 20,000 pounds of loaded carbon. Each vessel will process approximately 700 gallons of water per minute. Public agency approving project and carrying out project: This is to advise that the California Department of Public Health has issued a water supply permit 03-12-09P-006 for the above described project on December 7, 2009, and has determined that the project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act.

Contact Information

Tricia Wathen
Agency Name
CA Department of Public Health
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Section 15303, Class 3 New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures exemption is appropriate for minor expansion of an existing small structure, or the construction of small facilities or structures. The addition of the treatment system will treat water from existing Well No. 14. No expansion is proposed for the existing water well and storage tank.

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