Emergency Protection of Existing Pipeline


SCH Number
Public Agency
Fish & Game #1
Document Title
Emergency Protection of Existing Pipeline
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District (HBMWD) currently manages and maintains three water lines that run the length of the North (Samoa) spit of Humboldt Bay. Windy conditions and shifting sands have exposed the buried lines in four locations. In order to prevent the rupturing of the water lines, the HBMWD must take sand from adjacent dunes and cover the pipelines to a minimum depth of four feet.

Contact Information

Carol Rische
Agency Name
Department of Fish and Game
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Arcata, Eureka

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
section 21080(b)(4);15269(b)(c)
Reasons for Exemption
The action is necessary to prevent an emergency: the rupturing of water lines which supply drinking water.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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