Three-Million-Gallon Regulating Station Tank Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Bella Vista Water District
Document Title
Three-Million-Gallon Regulating Station Tank Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Water Tank Site: Undeveloped land; General Plan (GP) - Rural Residential A; Zoning - Rural Residential. Well 3 Site: Groundwater well and appurtenant structures; GP - Commercial; Zoning - Commercial-Light Industrial/Design Review. Well 4 Site: Groundwater well and appurtenant structures; GP - Public Facilities/Institutional; Zoning - Public Facilities. Well 6 Site: Groundwater well and appurtenant structures; GP - Open Space (OS); Zoning - OS.
Document Description
The proposed project includes improvements to the BVWD’s water system. Improvements at the Regulating Station (Water Tank) site on Hidden Acres Road include constructing a new three-million-gallon (MG) above-ground water tank and appurtenances; installing a new pump station and electrical controls room; modifying piping in the Regulating Station vault; installing compacted Class II aggregate base throughout the Water Tank site; installing new waterlines and piping; completing drainage improvements; relocating existing Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) power poles and overhead powerlines, installing a new electrical transformer, and extending electrical service to the new water tank; installing new fencing around the perimeter of the site; repairing/restoring Hidden Acres Road to pre-existing conditions or better following completion of the improvements; and installing supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems at the new tank site and three existing BVWD groundwater well sites (Wells 3, 4, and 6). The purpose of the proposed project is to increase water storage and improve operational efficiency in the water supply and distribution system.

Contact Information

David Coxey
Agency Name
Bella Vista Water District
Job Title
General Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant


Bella Vista (unincorporated)
Cross Streets
Hidden Acres Road, Old Alturas Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
Water Tank: 061-470-014,-047,-093; Well 3: 059-360-033; Well 4: 109-040-042; Well 6: 111-130-028
State Highways
44, 299
Bella Vista Elementary
Dry Creek, Clough Creek, Stillwater Creek, Salmon Creek, Clover Creek, various unnamed streams.
Other Location Info
Well 3: T31N, R3W, Section 7. Wells 4 and 6: T31N, R4W, Sections 3 and 11

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 2 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Redding Region 5 (RWQCB), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, 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 Water Rights, State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Northern and Eureka Region 1 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Northern and Eureka Region 1 (CDFW)
Development Types
Water Facilities (Water Storage and Distribution System Improvements)(Type Pub.Water System, MGD .000001)
Local Actions
Project Approval
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, 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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