Buckhorn Water Treatment Plant and Pump Stations Replacement Project

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Amador Water Agency (AWA)
Document Title
Buckhorn Water Treatment Plant and Pump Stations Replacement Project
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Buckhorn WTP Replacement Site: Water Treatment/R1B3 "single family residential"/RS "Residential Subruban" Tiger Creek Pump Station: Water Supply/R1A "single family residential & agriculture district"/OR "open recreation" Silver Lake Pines Pump Station: Water Supply/R1 "county easement"/RS "residential suburban" Backwash Pipe: Water Treatment/PD "planned development"/SP "special planning".

Document Description
Build a new 3 MGD (expandable to 5MGD) Water Treatment Plant and Pump Station upgrades for the CAWP system to meet current and future regulations and improving water supply reliability. The proposed plant includes the construction of two above ground 250,000-gallon water storage tanks, an 80,000 gallon equalization basin, a surge control/break tank and a 8,900 sq. ft. new treatment and maintenance building, necessary piping and facilities to support membrane treatment, pumping facilities, and telemetry upgrades to monitor and control remote tank and pressure reducing sites. Replacement of an existing 4-inch backwash line and modification and replacement of the telemetry system at each of the 22-existing tanks, 3-pressure reducing stations and 1-other pump station. The project also includes applying to the State Water Resources Control Board for additional Water Rights.

Contact Information
Kelly Lavino
Amador Water Agency
Lead/Public Agency
12800 Ridge Road
Sutter Creek, CA 95685-9561

Phone : (209) 257-5206


Cross Streets
Hwy. 88, Tiger Creek Rd., Forest Oak Rd.
Total Acres
Parcel #
33-160-008, 33-010-024
State Highways
Mokelume River
Other Location Info
Cities: Pioneer, Buckhorn

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Water Facilities (WTP, Pump Station)(MGD 3)
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Growth Inducement Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Mineral Resources Noise Population/Housing Public Services Recreation Septic System Solid Waste Transportation Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildfire Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 10 (DOT) California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California State Lands Commission (SLC) Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB) California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS)

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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