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Pacific Southwest, Region 9

Serving: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands, Tribal Nations

Russian River County Sanitation District Wastewater Treatment Facility’s Third Unit Processes Project

The Sonoma County Water Agency (SCWA), on behalf of the Russian River County Sanitation (RRCSD), has requested $451,400 from EPA to fund construction of the Third Unit Processes Project (TUPP) for the RRCSD wastewater treatment facility. The RRCSD wastewater treatment facility is located in the unincorporated community of Guerneville, California.

The TUPP would improve the RRCSD wastewater treatment facility’s ability to treat high flows during the rainy season. The TUPP would include construction of a third aeration basin, a third secondary clarifier and a replacement tertiary filter system. All construction would take place on the existing RRCSD property. The TUPP would not increase the RRCSD wastewater treatment facility’s permitted effluent discharge levels.

Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact

The Sonoma County Water Agency and EPA have prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA) for this proposed action. EPA has determined that the RRCSD’s TUPP will not have a significant impact on the environment, and has prepared a Finding of No Significant Impact (FNSI). Several of the EA's figures and appendicides are not available online. Complete documents may be requested from EPA or SCWA, or viewed at one of the four locations listed below.

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Public Comment

EPA issued a notice of the availability of an EA and a FNSI for the RRCSD’s TUPP on Tuesday, January 21, 2003, and accepted public comments until February 21, 2003. The comment period has now closed.

Suzanne Marr (marr.suzanne@epa.gov)
75 Hawthorne Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: (415) 972-3468
Fax: (415) 947-3537

Document Requests

Copies of the EA and FNSI may be requested from Suzanne Marr, EPA Region 9, at (415) 972-3468. Copies of the EA can be purchased for $5 at the Sonoma County Water Agency Administrative Office at 2150 West College Avenue, Santa Rosa, California [(707) 526-5370].

Copies of the EA and FNSI are also available for viewing at:

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Sonoma County Water Agency
2150 West College Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
(707) 526-5370

Sonoma County Central Library
3rd and E Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

(707) 545-0831

Guerneville Regional Library
14107 Armstrong Woods Road
Guernville, CA 95446
(707) 869-9004

Forestville Library Station
7050 Covey Road
Forestville, CA 95436
(707) 887-7654

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