The State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) as the lead agency will be issuing a water supply permit. M & L Office (Pandol Brothers Farms) installed a 100-gallon per minute, 790-foot deep well and 20-horsepower pump in October 2015. A 48-square foot by 8-foot tall shade shelter was also constructed in October. And an electrical panel and a 2-foot diameter, 4-foot tall pressure tank was installed under the shade shelter. The 119-gallon, 125-psi pressure tank was connected to the system with 8-foot of 1-inch galvanized piping. The electrical panel was also connected to the system with an 8-foot line. The construction agreement for office building was approved in March 2016 and construction started in April 2016. An 850-foot long 2-inch PVC piping was installed from the well to the new 13,600 square foot office building in May 2016. The 2-inch piping connects up with installed 1-inch piping within the building and a 1-foot diameter, by 2-foot tall ISOLUX Arsenic Removal unit. The unit includes 4 replaceable filter cartridges to remove Arsenic III and IV from the water. The project will provide for the operation of these facilities.
In the vicinity of Pond Road and Famoso Porterville Highway
Notice of Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15301, Class 1
Reasons for Exemption
This project consists of the operation of existing private structures involving no expansion of use beyond that existing at the time of the lead agency's determination. Pursuant to the California Fish and Wildlife Code, Section 711.4(d)(1), the CDFW environment review filing fees do not apply.