Operation of City of San Bernardino Gilbert Well Improvements

Summary

SCH Number
2014058013
Lead Agency
Public Health, Department of (California Department of Public Health)
Document Title
Operation of City of San Bernardino Gilbert Well Improvements
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The California Department of Public Health (Department), as the responsible agency will be issuing a water supply permit. The City of San Bernardino proposed project included improvements to the existing Gilbert Street Well site that are needed to protect public health and provide safety and aesthetic improvements. The primary purpose of the improvements is to install perchlorate treatment vessels to address elevated levels of perchlorate in the groundwater. Other ancillary improvements to the well facility are also proposed. The purpose improvements to the well facility are also proposed. The proposed improvements would not increase the capacity of the well facility. Specifically, the improvements include the following features: Replacement of existing block wall with fencing to remove graffiti potential. Improvements to the existing pump and electrical facilities to address additional head loss from the perchlorate treatment vessels. Minor site grading to improve drainage Security Improvements, including new fencing, lighting and other features that would improve security and aesthetics of the site. Installation of a pair of perchlorate treatment vessels. Construction of an accessory structure to house various monitoring equipment.

Contact Information
Sean McCarthy
California Department of Public Health
464 W. 4th St. Room 437
San Bernardino, CA 92401

909-383-4328

Location

Cities
San Bernardino
Counties
San Bernardino

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15301, Class 1
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of upgrades to an existing treatment facility without involving any expansion of capacity; as such, it is categorically exempt under an existing facilities exemption.
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