Cartan Field Stormwater Capture Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Atherton, City of (City of Atherton)
Document Title
Cartan Field Stormwater Capture Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Project Applicant
Town of Atherton
Present Land Use
Public Facilities and Schools (PFS)

Document Description
The project proposes to install a stormwater capture facility at Cartan Field, a joint use athletic facility owned by Menlo College and Menlo School, located at 30 Alejandra Avenue, in Atherton, California. The facility would include a diversion structure within Atherton Channel to re-direct all dry-weather urban runoff and a portion of wet-weather runoff through a pre-treatment device to remove trash, debris, and sediment before conveying the water into a buried multi-chambered storage facility with a storage capacity of up to nine (9) acre-feet. A pump system sends the water through a filter system to remove mercury and PCBs and then slowly returns filtered water back in to the channel downstream of the diversion structure.

Contact Information
Lisa Costa Sanders
Town of Atherton
150 Watkins Avenue
Atherton, CA 94027

Phone : (650) 333-0248


37°27'29.35"N 122°44'41.37"W
San Mateo
Cross Streets
El Camion Real (State Route 82) and Alejandra Avenue
Total Acres
State Highways
SR 82
Caltrans Atherton Station
Menlo College, Menlo School
Atherton Channel

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Public Facilities and Schools (PFS))
Local Action
Drainage Study Update; Municipal Regional Permit
Project Issues
Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Noise
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Department of Education California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 4 California Department of Water Resources California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Natural Resources Agency California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 California State Lands Commission Department of General Services Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights


Environmental Document
_Memorandum_2020019023_   PDF 168 K Cartan Stormwater Capture_NOI signed   PDF 711 K Cartan Stormwater Capture_Summary Form   PDF 1066 K CartanStormwaterCapture_ISMND_2020_01_06_format for web   PDF 34026 K
Cartan Stormwater Capture_NOC signed   PDF 1083 K

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