ESTCP Membrane Biofilm Reactor Demonstration (MBfR)


SCH Number
Public Agency
West Valley Water District
Document Title
ESTCP Membrane Biofilm Reactor Demonstration (MBfR)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The scope of the demonstration includes construction and operation of an MBfR system at the site. Groundwater will be pumped from the well into a 500-gallon tank and then pumped to the MBfR system and flow rates will be varied between .5 and 10 gallons per minute. Following treatment the effuent will pass through a bag filter, a granular activated carbon (GAC) vessel and two ion exchange vessels in a series to remove suspended solids, trichloroethene (TCE) and perchlorate prior to discharge to the existing french drain.

Contact Information
Thomas J. Crowley
West Valley Water District
Lead/Public Agency
855 West Baseline
Rialto, CA 92377

Phone : (909) 875-1804 x703


San Bernardino

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15061, 15330
Reasons for Exemption
The project meets all of the requirements for a Class 30 Categorical Exemption to prevent, minimize and eliminate the release of threat of release of hazardous waste/substances; the project will not have a significant impact on the environment; and the exceptions to an exemption per CEQA Guidelines Section 15000.2 do not apply.

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