"Emergency Recycled Water Storage Pond Project" ENV 17-0002

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Escondido, City of (City of Escondido)
Document Title
"Emergency Recycled Water Storage Pond Project" ENV 17-0002
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Project Applicant
City of Escondido

Document Description
The City of Escondido·proposes the construction of an emergency recycled water storage pond, which would provide ten (10) million gallons of additional emergency storage in the City's recycled water system. The emergency storage would be utilized to reduce flows from the City's Hale Avenue Resource Recovery Facility (HARRF) to an existing land outfall during wet weather storm events. The proposed storage pond would tie into a new pipeline that is part of the City's Eastern Recycled Water System Project (which is a separate but associated project under the City's larger recycled water project), that is anticipated to be near completion when construction of the proposed project begins. The proposed fill pipe would include a manual valve, which would be opened by a City employee during heavy storm events when the additional storage is needed, and manually closed once the pond is full. The pond would drain through an eight- (8) inch pond drain line on the southwestern side of the pond to irrigate the property owner's avocado grove further west of the proposed pond. Construction of the pond would utilize an earthen dam that would be stabilized using soil cement. The 5.9-acre, five- (5) sided pond would have a varying width between approximately 225 and 308 feet, with a 21.8-foot height to the water surface and 14.4 inches of freeboard. Construction would also involve the installation of a twelve- (12) foot wide permanent driving surface at the top of the slopes around the pond, and the installation of a temporary construction-easement. The total project disturbance area, including the pond site, access road, and temporary construction easement, is estimated to be approximately 7.2 acres.

Contact Information
Nelson Nuezca
City of Escondido
201 N. Broadway
Escondido, CA 92025

Phone : (760) 839-4285 ext. 7034


Parcel #
241-041-09, 241-041-10, 241-121-05, and 241-121-02
Other Location Info
The proposed project is located within unincorporated County land, generally east of the City of Escondido, near the northern terminus of Via Sinsonte, east of S. Citrus Ave. and northwest of the SR 78 and Cloverdale Road intersection.

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
City of Escondido
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
This is to certify that a copy of the Final Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration and Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program (City File No. ENV 17-0002 and Resolution No. 2019-43), and record of project approval(s) with any comments and responses are available for review by the general public at the City of Escondido Planning Division, 201 N. Broadway, Escondido, California 92025. Telephone number (760) 839-4671. The City of Escondido has complied with CEQA in preparation of the final adopted Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration.


(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


Notice of Determination
2019089002_Emergency Recycled Water   PDF 859 K

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