Groundwater Nitrate Treatment System


SCH Number
Public Agency
La Puente Valley County Water District
Document Title
Groundwater Nitrate Treatment System
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Present Land Use
Existing Treatment Facility
Document Description
LPVCWD extracts and treats groundwater at the facility and delivers it to the community as potable water. LPVCWD has decided to add a treatment process at the facility to mitigate increasing concentrations of nitrate in the groundwater that are approaching the maximum allowable level for potable water. The project will add an ion exchange treatment process to the existing facility, to remove nitrate from the extracted groundwater. Beneficiaries will include the potable water customers of LPVCWD.

Contact Information

Roy Frausto
Agency Name
La Puente Valley County Water District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
La Puente Valley County Water District
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Baldwin Park
Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Puente Ave. & Francisquito Ave.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15301(b)
Reasons for Exemption
The Project is at an existing facility, the new ion exchange process will be incorporated inside an existing industrial building with limited to no external changes to the property, and will be used to treat groundwater to potable water standards with respect to nitrate.


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