John Anson Ford Park (JAFP) Infiltration Cistern Project to Capture Urban Runoff


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Bell Gardens, City of (City of Bell Gardens)
Document Title
John Anson Ford Park (JAFP) Infiltration Cistern Project to Capture Urban Runoff
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Project Applicant
City of Bell Gardens
Present Land Use
Open Space/Parks; Agricultural

Document Description
The project would capture, retain, infiltrate, and replenish urban runoff by Installing a stormwater capture and subsurface Infiltration system at JAFP. The project would construct a diversion structure and subsurface infiltration basin below JAFP to capture and recharge up to 1,200 acre-feet per year of dry-weather and storm runoff from a catchment area of 2,295 acres. The project would divert stormflows from an existing stormwater drainage system, Install a water treatment facility beneath the northerly parking lot at JAFP, and construct bottomless cisterns beneath the existing baseball field and soccer field. The project would be Implemented in three phases. For each phase of the project, the staging of construction equipment and materials would occur on disturbed areas, Including but not limited to the northern parking area.

Contact Information
Chau Vu
City of Bell Gardens
8327 Garfield Avenue
Bell Gardens, CA 90201

Phone : (562) 806-7770


33°57'31.6"N 118°9'17.8"W
Bell Gardens
Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Park Lane and Gilliland Avenue
Total Acres
State Highways
710, 5
Garfield ES and others
Rio Hondo
S Bernar

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Water Facilities (Infiltration Cistern)(Infiltration Cis Type)
Local Action
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol Department of Conservation Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 5 Native American Heritage Commission Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 4 Resources Agency San Gabriel & Lower Los Angeles Rivers & Mountains Conservancy State Lands Commission State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, District 22 State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights Caltrans, District 7


Environmental Document
Summary Form for Document Submittal   PDF 195 K Appendix H - Noise Monitoring Data   PDF 130 K Appendix G - Hydrology Report - UPDATED 04-17-19   PDF 13010 K Appendix F - Paleontological Resources Assessment   PDF 1585 K Appendix E - Geotechnical Engineering Report   PDF 3692 K Appendix D - Energy Calculations   PDF 177 K Appendix C - CONFIDENTIAL Cultural Resources Assessment   PDF 85 K Appendix B - Biological Resources Assessment   PDF 2373 K Appendix A - CalEEMod   PDF 1036 K _John Anson Ford Park Infiltration Cistern Project to Capture Urban Runoff CEQA-Plus IS-MND   PDF 2571 K
NOC   PDF 1979 K
State Comments
2019059005 cdfw   PDF 854 K
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