Lower Salinas Valley Water Quality Improvement Project (Mobile bioreactor)


SCH Number
Public Agency
Resource Conservation District, Monterey County
Document Title
Lower Salinas Valley Water Quality Improvement Project (Mobile bioreactor)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Project is to implement and demonstrate a portable on-farm bioreactor to reduce nutrient concentrations and benefit water quality and aquatic habitat. The unit is a self-contained, solar powered 8'x20'unit that will be placed on vacant ground and be plumbed to draw water from and return water to an on-farm conveyance (pond, piping or ag ditch), with nitrates removed.

Contact Information

Paul Robins
Agency Name
RCD of Monterey County
Job Title
Executive Director
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant


Southern California
Cross Streets
Moffet and LaGuardia Streets
Total Acres
Lower Salinas River
Other Location Info
location above is for RCDMC office. bioreactor will be placed & demonstrated on a series of farm sites in the Lower Salinas River Valley

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15304. Minor Alterations to Land
Reasons for Exemption
Project involves minor alteration to land to place a 8'x20' bioreactor container box on top of bare ground for a limited time (1-2 annual crop seasons) adjacent to an existing farm water conveyance (not a stream) and connect an inlet and outlet to the conveyance for the purpose of removing nitrates from the water.
County Clerk


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