Twentynine Palms Water District Fluoride Treatment Facility Backup Wel


SCH Number
Public Agency
Twentynine Palms Water District
Document Title
Twentynine Palms Water District Fluoride Treatment Facility Backup Wel
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The purpose of the proposed project is to install a new backup well to supply groundwater to the District's fluoride treatment facility. The well will Be drilled on the facility's property and the treatment facility's capacity will remain the same. The new well will ensure that the approximately 1.457 acre-feet per year delivery capacity remains consistent. The new well will be drilled to a depth of approximately 700 feet and will be able to produce about 2.100 gallons per minute tor delivery to the treatment plant.

Contact Information

Ray Koliez
Agency Name
Twentynine Palms Water District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Twentynine Palms
San Bernardino
Cross Streets
southwest corner of Adobe Road and Utah Trail

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15303 - Class 3
Reasons for Exemption
The State CEQA Guidelines provide a series of categorical exemptions for projects that have been deemed to have minimal impacts on the environment. The proposed project is the installation of a new backup well to ensure delivery of local groundwater to the treatment facility as a backup to the existing well. This project has been determined to have no potential to cause significant adverse effects on the environment and will ensure that adequate groundwater will be delivered to the treatment facility in the future without significant adverse impact to the existing system. Categorical Exemption Class 3 exempts "construction and location of limited numbers of new. small facilities or structures; installation of small equipment and facilities in small structures .... (d/ Water mains. sewage. electrical. gas, and other utility extensions. including street improvements. of reasonable length to serve such construction." The exceptions to the issuance of categorical exemptions have been evaluated for the proposed project. The proposed project has been determined not to have a potential to cause significant adverse environmental effects as a result of any of the exceptions. Therefore. this proposed action is not forecast to cause any potential for significant adverse environmental impacts and qualifies with the requirements for Class 3 Exemption.


Notice of Exemption

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