Morro Bay Water Reclamation Facility

7 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Morro Bay
Document Title
Morro Bay Water Reclamation Facility
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Document Description
The Project includes new wastewater treatment facilities at the WRF site that would allow the City to upgrade to full secondary treatment, and development of an advanced water treatment facility The Project also includes a finished water storage tank and pump station (located at the WRF site), injection wells, and monitoring wells. Advanced treated recycled water produced at the WRF would be used for indirect potable reuse via groundwater injection. An approximately 3.6-mile recycled water distribution system will be built to convey water to one of two injection well areas, and waste discharge pipeline to convey brine or treated wet weather flows to the ocean outfall.

Contact Information

Cedric Irving
Agency Name
State Water Resources Control Board
Contact Types
Responsible Agency


Morro Bay
San Luis Obispo
Citywide, Unincorporated
Other Information
The project is located in unincorporated areas around and within the City of Morro Bay (City) in San Luis Obispo County (County), California, at the crossroads of Highway 1 and Highway 41. The proposed Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) site is located in an unincorporated portion of the County adjacent to the City, while the remaining infrastructure is located in the City itself. The WRF would be constructed on an approximately 10- to 15-acre area within a 396-acre parcel that is located along Highway 1, north of the northern terminus of South Bay Boulevard.

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
State Water Resources Control Board
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
County Clerk
El Dorado
Final Environmental Document Available at
595 Harbor St, Morro Bay, CA 93442


(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA


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