Union Public Utility District, Backwash/ Recycling and Tank Aeration Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Union Public Utility District
Document Title
Union Public Utility District, Backwash/ Recycling and Tank Aeration Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Project Applicant
Union Public Utility District
Present Land Use
Public Service (PS), Single-family Residential-Environmental Protection (R1-X-EP), Rural Residential 5 Acre Minimum (RR-5), Road ROW, Rural Residential (RR-X), General Agriculture-Environmental Protection (A1-X-EP), Single-family Residential See NOC Continuation Sheet for Full Details.

Document Description
The Union Public Utilities District is in the process of obtaining a State Water Resources Control Board Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan to make improvement at three existing UPUD facilities. The purpose of the Project is to provide the UPUO with the infrastructure needed address it current and planned future distribution and storage needs and achieve regulatory compliance for trihalomethanes (THMS). Project objectives includes installation of infrastructure to recapture the decanted backwash water for reuse or re-circulation into the existing treatment process and aeration improvements to reduce high levels of THMS in its domestic water system. A detailed project description is included in Section 3 of the environmental document.

Contact Information
Bill Eltringham
Union Public Utility District
339 Main Street
Murphys, CA 95247

Phone : (209) 728-9363


Murphys Vallecito
Cross Streets
SR/ Red Hills Rd (TS3), Sheep Ranch Rd/Pondorosa Way (TS2), SR4/ Dam Rd. (TS1)
Total Acres
State Highways
SR 4
Other Location Info
Schools: John Vierra HS, Albert Michelson Elementary, Christian Heritage Academy, Vallecito Union Elementary School, Murphys Pre-School

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Water System Improvements)
Local Action
Project Approval
Project Issues
Biological Resources Forest Land/Fire Hazard Water Quality Wetland/Riparian
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Water Resources California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Natural Resources Agency California State Lands Commission Central Valley Flood Protection Board Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 California Department of Transportation, District 10


Environmental Document
NOC-UPUD-ContinuationSheet   PDF 21 K UPUD-CEQA-IS-MND-Elec-Sum-Form   PDF 191 K UPUD-CEQA-ISMND-PCD-Dec2019-PCD   PDF 1768 K
State Comments
2019129074_Caltrans_Union Public Utility District backwashRecycling and Tank Aeration Project   PDF 230 K 2019129074_RWQCB   PDF 231 K

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