San Gorgonio temporary Water Supply Project
- SCH Number
- Public Agency
- City of Banning
- Document Title
- San Gorgonio temporary Water Supply Project
- Document Type
- NOE - Notice of Exemption
- Document Description
- Southern California Edison (SCE) owns the San Gorgonio Hydroelectric project and operates it pursuant to a licanse granted by FERC. A portion of the flowline has failed, resulting in the Board of Directors of Banning Heights Mutual Water Company declaring a water shortage emergency. To restore the Water Company's service, SCE will install a water diversion and ground lay pipe on City-owned and U.S. Forest Service property. The Regional Water Quality Control Board, Colorado River Basin Region, acting as a responsible agency, has issued a Clean Water Act SEction 401 Conditional Water Quality Certification for the project.
- Contact Information
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 7 (Colorado River B
73-720 Fred Waring Drive, Suite 100
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Phone : (619) 346-7491
Notice of Exemption
- Exempt Status
- Emergency Project
- Reasons for Exemption
- The water company and the City of Banning need access to this critical water source repaired immediately. The Lead Agency has therefore determined that the project consitstutes emergency repairs necessary to maintain an essential public service and actions necessary to prevent/mitigate and emergency.
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