CP7249 Reservoir 3A Wellhead Treatment Facility

Summary

SCH Number
2014038067
Lead Agency
Cucamonga Valley Water District
Document Title
CP7249 Reservoir 3A Wellhead Treatment Facility
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
3/10/2014

Document Description
Cucamonga Valley Water District has three production wells that pump from the Cucamonga Basin Aquifier into Reservoir 3A located at the southeast corner of 19th Street and Sapphire Avenue. These wells have a high concentration of nitrates and dibromochloropropane (DBCP) as a result of decades of agricultural usage in the area. These levels do no meet current public health standards are limiting water production for the District. The installation of a package granular activated carbon (GAC) system would filter the water removing DBCP bringing the water back to within public health standard limits. This package treatment system could enable the District to increase water production by 2,600 AF. The process is commonly used throughout the industry and is an accepted practice approved by the State Department of Public Health.

Contact Information
Russel Silva
Cucamonga Valley Water District
10440 Ashford Street
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730-2799

Phone : (909) 987-2591

Location

Cities
Rancho Cucamonga
Counties
San Bernardino

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15301, 15303
Reasons for Exemption
Section 15301 exempts the minor alteration of existing public or private infrastructure or facilities. The package treatment system does not expand the use of existing facilities beyond their already present limits. Section 15303(d) of the State CEQA Guidelines allows for construction of new structures for water main, sewage, electrical, gas, and other utility extension. Based on these findings, the project is therefore exempt pursuant to Public Resources Code Section 21083 (b).

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