Murphy Reservoir Replacement Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Whittier
Document Title
Murphy Reservoir Replacement Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Site is developed with the existing Murphy Reservoirs. General Plan designation is Open Space. Zoning is H-R, Hillside Residential, which allows for public utility facilities.
Document Description
The City of Whittier developed the Murphy Reservoir Replacement Project to respond to necessary repairs to the Murphy West and East Reservoirs, and provide the water storage capacity needed to meet the demands of Pressure Zone 577, consistent with the City's Water Master Plan Update of 2018. Under the proposed project, the two existing reservoirs, which each of capacity of 0.5 million gallons (MG), would be replaced with one new reservoir of 2.31 MG capacity to address existing system deficiencies.

Contact Information

Kyle Cason
Agency Name
City of Whittier - Public Works
Job Title
Director of Public Works
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Kimberly Badescu
Agency Name
City of Whittier - Public Works
Job Title
Civil Engineering Associate
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Ocean View Avenue and Linda Vista Avenue
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Ocean View Elementary
San Bern

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Fish and Game Commission (CDFGC), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy (RMC), State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, District 7, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
Development Types
Water Facilities (Reservoir Replacement)(Type Reservoir , MGD 2.31)
Local Actions
Water Infrastructure
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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