Toro Water System Arsenic Treatment Plant


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Public Health, Department of (California Department of Public Health)
Document Title
Toro Water System Arsenic Treatment Plant
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The project includes installation and operation of an Arsenic Removal Treatment Plant. The water from wells containing Arsenic, Iron, and Manganese will be chemically treated with sodium hypochlorite and ferric chloride prior to entering a filter vessel. The filtered water will be treated with Sodium Hydroxide. The filter backwash water will be discharged to a reclaim tank. The supernatant from the reclaimed tank will be recycled back to the plant headworks. After all backwash water from the reclaimed tank is recycled, sludge containing Arsenic, Iron, and Manganeses will be pressed into a landfill disposible filter-cake. Total flow rate for the treatment plant will be 600gpm.

Contact Information
David J. R. Mack
California Department of Public Health
CDPH Monterey District Office 1 Lower Ragsdale Drive, Bldg. 1 - Ste 120
Monterey, CA 93940

Phone : (831) 755-5096


Other Location Info

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301 - Class 1
Reasons for Exemption
Minor alteration to privately owned utilities used to provide public utility services, involving no expansion of use.

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