Shutdown of the Lower Feeder and Annual Maintenance of the Corona and Temescal Hydroelectric Power Plants

Summary

SCH Number
2003038148
Public Agency
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Document Title
Shutdown of the Lower Feeder and Annual Maintenance of the Corona and Temescal Hydroelectric Power Plants
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
3/11/2003

Document Description
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (Metropolitan) proposes to perform annual preventative maintenance of the Corona and Temescal hydroelectric power plants located in the city of Corona and unincorporated Riverside County, respectively. The proposed project involves maintenance and testing on switchyard equipment, generator, turbine, and auxiliary systems. The work will involve electrical and mechanical checks on equipment at the power plants. In addition, Metropolitan proposes to shutdown and dewater portions of the Lower Feeder pipeline at locations from Lake Mathews to the city of Corona in order to perform maintenance work at various locations. Discharged flow will be contained to existing natural and man-made drainage channels and catch basins adjacent to the discharge locations.

Contact Information
John Vrsalovich
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Lead/Public Agency
P.O. Box 54153
Los Angeles, CA 90054-0153

Phone : (213) 217-6066

Location

Cities
Corona
Counties
Riverside

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Sec 15301, 15302, and 15309
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed project consists of the operation, repair, maintenance, or minor alteration of existing public structures, facilities, or mechanical equipment involving no expansion of use beyond that existing at the time of the lead agency's determination. The proposed project also consists of the replacement or reconstruction of existing structures and facilities where the new structure will be located on the same site as the structure replaced and will have substantially the same purpose and capacity as the structure replaced. The proposed project also consists of activities limited to inspections to check for performance of an operation, or quality, health, or safety of a project, including related activities such as inspection for possible mislabeling, misrepresentation or adulteration of projects.

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