Water Well Pump Electric Power Generator


SCH Number
Public Agency
Palmdale Water District
Document Title
Water Well Pump Electric Power Generator
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Installation of 1200-kW portable electric power generator at pump at Well 3A and approximately one (1) mile of underground power lines to service pumps at Wells 7A and 14A. Pump will be natural gas powered. All power lines will be installed within existing rights-of-way.

Contact Information

Dennis LaMoreaux
Agency Name
Palmdale Water District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles
Other Location Info
Well 3A located near 20th Street East and Avenue P-8, Well 7A at 25th Street East, north of Avenue P-8; and Well 14A between 20th and 25th Streets East, north of Avenue P-8 in City of Palmdale and surroundings.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1, Section 15301
Reasons for Exemption
The project consists of a minor alteration to existing facilities of a water service utility (see paragraph b in Section 15301) involving no expansion of an existing use. The electric power generator will be used as an emergency back-up generator in the event of power loss not within the District's control (e.g. regional rolling black-outs) and as otherwise needed to ensure necessary operations of existing water well pumps. All improvements will occur on existing well sites and within existing water line rights-of-way.

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