Mission Wells Chloramination Station Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Document Title
Mission Wells Chloramination Station Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Mission Wells Facility provides Sylmar Basin groundwater to the northeastern portion of the 1,134-foot Mission Wells System, which includes production wells, a pump station, a sand-trap tank, and a chlorination station. The project proposes to construct a single-story concrete building to house the proposed Mission Wells Chloramination Station and Onsite Hypochlorite Generating Station as well as associated underground utilities to support the station.

Contact Information

Kathryn Laudeman
Agency Name
Job Title
Environmental Engineering Associate
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Havana Avenue and Bleeker Street
Other Location Info
12331 Havana Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1, Section 15301(b)
Reasons for Exemption
The Mission Wells Chloramination Station Project is categorically exempt pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines 15301 (b). This section states that Class 1 exemptions consist of operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of existing of former use including but not limited to: (b) existing facilities of both investor and publicly-owned utilities used to provide electric power, natural gas, sewerage or other public utility services. The project involves minor alterations to an existing groundwater pumping facility in order to modernize deteriorating equipment and infrastructure, and convert groundwater treatment from chlorination to chloramination in compliance with federal regulations. No changes to existing land uses would occur, and alterations would be made entirely within the boundaries of the existing facility at the project site.
County Clerk
Los Angeles


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