Garvey Reservoir Rehabilitation Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Document Title
Garvey Reservoir Rehabilitation Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
General Plan land use designation of Open Space
Document Description
The proposed Project involves various upgrades, replacements, and improvements to Metropolitan facilities located at Garvey Reservoir, including but not limited to, replacement of the reservoir floating cover and liner, seismic retrofit of the inlet/outlet tower, replacement of five valves in the junction structure, upgrades and redesign of the facility electrical system, replacement of the existing standby generator, improvements to the telemetry equipment associated with the surge tank, re-configuration of and upgrades to the Administration Building and Water Quality Control Laboratory, construction of a new pump station facility, and various site upgrades such as upgrading the ammonia feed system, re-pavement or repair of existing internal roadways, replacement of fencing, installation of stormwater control improvements, landscaping removal and/or replacement, and upgrades to security features. Operations and maintenance activities at the Garvey Reservoir, including the frequency of staff visits, monthly testing of the standby generator, electricity usage, and water usage in the Administration Building and Water Quality Laboratory, would remain similar to existing conditions once construction activities are completed.

Contact Information

Michelle Morrison
Agency Name
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Job Title
Senior Environmental Specialist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Monterey Park
Los Angeles
Southern California
Cross Streets
Orange Avenue and Tegner Drive
Total Acres
Parcel #
5260-013-910 and 5260-013-905
State Highways
State Route 60
Hillcrest Elementary School; Monterey Vista Elementary School;
34; 35
El Monte
Other Location Info
Garvey Reservoir is located at 1061 South Orange Avenue, Monterey Park, CA

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy (RMC), State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, District 22, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance, California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)
Development Types
Water Facilities (Rehabilitation of existing reservoir facility)(Type Reservoir, MGD 0.01)
Local Actions
Project Issues
Air Quality, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Noise, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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