Permitting and Operation of the Nord Well and Disinfection System


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Public Health (CDPH)
Document Title
Permitting and Operation of the Nord Well and Disinfection System
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Vaughn Water Company has submitted a Domestic Water Supply Permit Application to permit an already existing and operational domestic water supply well known as the Nord Well. The Nord Well was drilled between July 2002 and August 2002 under a ministerial permit issued by Kern County. The capacity of the well is approximately 1,500 gpm and includes a 12.5% sodium hypochlorite disinfection system.

Contact Information

Tricia wathen
Agency Name
California Department of Public Health
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
In the vicinity of 374 Nord Ave, SW corner of Nord Ave and Johnson Road

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
C: 1; S: 15301, 60101(a)
Reasons for Exemption
CEQA Guidelines Section 15301, Class 1 exemptions are authorized for the operation, leasing, and permitting of existing public or private structures & facilities. CDPH intends to permit the operation of the existing well, treatment, and disinfection system.

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