NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT A MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION – REGIONAL WATER RECLAMATION FACILITY UPGRADE AND EXPANSIONMay 24, 2018
Notice is hereby given that the Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District (EVMWD) has completed a California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Initial Study for the Regional Water Reclamation Facility Upgrade and Expansion project (proposed project). The proposed project consists of upgrading and expanding its Regional Water Reclamation Facility (RWRF) from an existing capacity of 8 million gallons per day (MGD) to 12 MGD. The project would include reliability and redundancy upgrades and a 4-MGD capacity expansion using membrane bioreactor (MBR) and ultraviolet (UV) treatment processes. The construction of Design Package 1 will be 18 months followed by Design Package 2 which will be 22 months. All construction would occur entirely within the boundaries of the existing RWRF.