North Hollywood Chlorination Stations and NHOU2IR West Treatment Project

Summary

SCH Number
2022100600
Lead Agency
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Document Title
North Hollywood Chlorination Stations and NHOU2IR West Treatment Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
Industrial
Document Description
The City of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is the Lead Agency and has prepared a Draft Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration (IS/MND) pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for the North Hollywood Chlorination Stations and NHOU2IR West Treatment Project. LADWP proposes to expand the treatment capacity of its existing Rinaldi-Toluca (RT) and North Hollywood West (NHW) Chlorination Stations and to replace LADWP’s existing North Hollywood Chlorination Station with the new North Hollywood Central (NHC) Chlorination Station within the same property. LADWP would also assume responsibility for the operation of a groundwater remediation facility related to the North Hollywood Operable Unit (NHOU) Second Interim Remedy (NHOU2IR), which is currently being constructed within the same property as the RT Chlorination Station by Honeywell International Inc. under orders from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) pursuant to its authority under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA). The treated water from the NHOU2IR facility would be directed to the expanded RT Chlorination Station, where it would be disinfected. The proposed project would provide the capability to safely and effectively disinfect water pumped from the RT Well Field, the NHW Well Field, and the western portion of the NHOU, all of which would be operated in a manner consistent with LADWP’s historical use of its well fields to help meet current and projected demand for drinking water in the City of Los Angeles (the City). The Project would not involve any increase in LADWP’s groundwater pumping rights. This disinfection capability would help ensure the reliability and sustainability of the City’s drinking water system by reducing dependence on imported water supplies, consistent with goals established in the 2020 LADWP Urban Water Management Plan.

Contact Information

Name
Marshall Styers
Agency Name
Los Angeles Department of Power and Water
Job Title
Environmental Specialist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant

Location

Cities
Los Angeles
Counties
Los Angeles
Regions
Citywide
Cross Streets
Vanowen St & Hinds St, Vanowen St & Whitsett Ave, Vose St & Radford Ave
Zip
91605
Total Acres
.4
Parcel #
2321-004-900, 2324-035-902, 2321-020-901 through 2321-020-9010
State Highways
170
Railways
Ventura County Line
Airports
Hollywood-Burbank Airport
Schools
Bellingham Elementary School, Fair Avenue Elementary School
Waterways
Tujunga Wash
Township
01N
Range
15,14W
Section
1, 6

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB), California Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy (SMMC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, 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 Rights, State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
Development Types
Water Facilities (Chlorination Stations and Groundwater Remediation/ Treatment)(Type Treatment, MGD 129.26)
Local Actions
Redevelopment
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End

Attachments

Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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