Eucalyptus Pruning

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2021010383
Lead Agency
Carmel Area Wastewater District (CAWD)
Document Title
Eucalyptus Pruning
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
Public-Quasi Public

Document Description
Carmel Area Wastewater District (CAWD) proposes to prune existing eucalyptus trees at the CAWD Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP). The pruning is being done to control the growth of the trees and to mitigate falling branches. The existing eucalyptus trees have the potential to fall or drop debris which could damage existing wastewater treatment plant infrastructure. Where eucalyptus trees are spreading new seedlings, new eucalyptus trees would be removed as part of the work to avoid propagation of this non-native species. There are a total of approximately ninety (90) full grown eucalyptus trees surrounding the WWTP. The existing eucalyptus trees were planted during the 1980’s to create a visual screen around the existing wastewater treatment plant. Many of the existing trees have grown to be much higher than they need to be to screen the existing facility. Existing eucalyptus trees around the WWTP range from about 75 to 90 feet tall. CAWD plans to prune the trees to 42 feet tall along the Southern boundary of the WWTP, and 52 feet tall along the Westerly side of the Northern property line.

Contact Information
Patrick Treanor
Carmel Area Wastewater District
Lead/Public Agency
3945 Rio Road
Carmel, CA 93922

Phone : (831) 624-1248
treanor@cawd.org

Carmel Area Wastewater District
Project Applicant

Location

Coordinates
36°32'22"N 121°55'10"W
Cities
Carmel-by-the-Sea
Counties
Monterey
Regions
Unincorporated
Cross Streets
State Route 1
Zip
93923
Total Acres
<1
Parcel #
009-521-004
State Highways
State Route 1
Railways
N/A
Airports
N/A
Schools
Carmel River School
Waterways
Carmel River
Township
16S
Range
1W
Other Location Info
Project Address: CAWD Wastewater Treatment Plant 26900 State Route 1 Carmel, CA 93923

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Tree Maintenance)
Local Action
Tree Maintenance
Project Issues
Aesthetics Biological Resources Vegetation
Reviewing Agencies
California Coastal Commission (CCC) California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW) California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT) California Department of Water Resources (DWR) California Highway Patrol (CHP) California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Natural Resources Agency California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB) California State Lands Commission (SLC) State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)

Attachments

Environmental Document
DRAFT Eucalyptus Pruning CEQA IS-MND   PDF 5201 K Notice of Intent - Eucalyptus Tree Pruning   PDF 69 K Summary_Form_for_Document_Submittal   PDF 598 K
NOC
NOC Form   PDF 281 K
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]
2021010383_CDFW Comment   PDF 430 K

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