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  • Talbert Lake Mitigated Negative Declaration

    Summary: The Talbert Lake Diversion Project is a Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board-approved Supplemental Environmental Project (SEP) involving the construction of a natural treatment system in the northeastern corner of Central Park in Huntington Beach, on the eastern side of Goldenwest Street. The proposed project would divert up to 3 million gallons per day (mgd) of dry weather flows from the East Garden Grove Wintersburg Channel (EGGWC) into a newly constructed treatment wetlands system for water quality improvement purposes. Project components include the construction of a diversion structure such as a rubber dam within the EGGWC to divert dry weather flows either into an existing water line in Goldenwest Street, or the existing storm drain system within Gothard Street, for transport to the newly constructed treatment wetlands within Central Park.

    The 30-day comment period for the draft Mitigated Negative Declaration for the Talbert Lake Diversion Project begins June 19, 2008 and ends Friday, July 18th. In addition, a public information and comment meeting will be held at the Central Library on Tuesday, July 1st at 6 pm in Room C/D. Copies of the draft MND are available for the public to review at the Planning Dept. counter, City Clerk’s office, Central Library and below.

    Notice of Preparation

    Mitigated Negative Declaration

    (note: this is a very large document that has been broken into segments to facilitate downloading)


    Table of Contents

    Pages 1 through 61

    Pages 62 through 110

    Pages 111 through 132

    Environmental Factors Potentially Affected/Environmental Evaluation Checklist

    Attachment 1 -- Project Design Features, Standard Conditions of Approval, and Mitigation Measures

    Attachment 2 -- Air Quality Localized Signficance Threshold Analysis

    Attachment 3 -- Biological Resources Report: Talbert Lake Diversion Project

    Attachment 4 -- Results of Focused Surveys for the Southwestern Willow Flycatcher and Least Bell's Vireo on the Talbert Lake Diversion Project Site, City of Huntington Beach, Orange County, California

    Attachment 5 -- Judicial Delineation Report: Talbert Lake Diversion Project

    Attachment 6 -- Historic Properties Identification Survey, Talbert Lake Restoration Project, City of Huntington Beach, Orange County, California

    Responses to Comments

    Mitigation Monitoring Program

    Contact: Jennifer Villasenor, Associate Planner, (714) 374-1661



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    City of Huntington Beach
    Planning Division
    2000 Main Street
    Huntington Beach, CA 92648
    Phone: (714) 536-5271
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