Staged Anaerobic Fluidized Bed Membrane Bioreactor (SAF-MBR) Pilot Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
Silicon Valley Clean Water (SVCW)
Document Title
Staged Anaerobic Fluidized Bed Membrane Bioreactor (SAF-MBR) Pilot Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project (known as Staged Anaerobic Fluidized Bed Membrane Bioreactor, SAF-MBR) proposes to test a new method to treat wastewater and recover water for reuse, which can reduce energy usage and create many benefits.

Contact Information

Eric Hansen
Agency Name
Silicon Valley Clean Water
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Redwood City
San Mateo
Other Location Info
1400 Radio Road

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15301
Reasons for Exemption
The project involves no expansion of treatment facilities or uses and will be run for testing purposes only, and it will not alter the existing wastewater treatment process. The project would not result in significant environmental impacts and no unique circumstances exist at the site. For these reasons, the project is categorically exempt in accordance with Section 15301 of the CEQA Guidelines.

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