City of Tustin PFAS Water Treatment Plant

Summary

SCH Number
2022060396
Public Agency
Orange County Water District
Document Title
City of Tustin PFAS Water Treatment Plant
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
6/20/2022
Document Description
The Project consists of the installation of a small treatment plant at an water treatment plant site for the treatment of PFAS contaminants. The PFAS treatment plant and associated on-site conveyance piping has been sized to treat water extracted from existing and future extraction wells in the City of Tustin which would be conveyed to the proposed PFAS treatment plant for treatment. Four ion exchange (IX) vessels will be installed to treat the water produced from the city’s wells. The project will also include construction of a new pipeline to convey water from the well sites to the new PFAS treatment system located at the Main Plant, a new section of distribution piping from the Main Plant, replacement of an existing nitrate treatment system and upgraded booster pumps to handle the additional flows.

Contact Information

Name
Shawn Nevill
Agency Name
Orange County Water District
Job Title
Principal Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Parties Undertaking Project

Location

Cities
Tustin
Counties
Orange
Regions
Citywide
Cross Streets
Prospect Avenue and Main Street
Zip
92780
Total Acres
1
Parcel #
401-582-05
State Highways
SR-55
Railways
N/A
Airports
N/A
Schools
Tustin High School, Columbus Middle School, Estock Elementary
Waterways
N/A
Township
5S
Range
9W
Section
37
Base
San Bern
Other Location Info
The proposed treatment system will be located at 335 S Prospect Avenue the City of Tustin, California. The land is owned by the City of Tustin and was previously developed as a water treatment plant for existing wells at in the City of Tustin. The Project also includes new pipelines within existing roadways along portions of Prospect Avenue, Main Street, Beneta Way, and Pasadena Avenue in the City of Tustin.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 3, Section 15303
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed project falls under the Exemption for New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures (Class 3) because it consists of the construction and operation of a small treatment plant at a previously disturbed site and new pipelines of a reasonable length to serve the facility representing the development of limited numbers of new, small facilities or structures.
County Clerk
Orange

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