Authorization of Reliability Assessments for Metropolitan's Distribution System


SCH Number
Public Agency
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Document Title
Authorization of Reliability Assessments for Metropolitan's Distribution System
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Metropolitan proposes to authorize detailed reliability assessments and site investigations for its distribution systems as part of the Conveyance and Distribution System Rehabilitation Program. The distribution system consists of approximately 780 miles of pipelines and related structures that convey treated water from Metropolitan's filtration plants to the member agencie's service connections.

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

Phone : (213) 217-6217


Los Angeles

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
sec 15306, 15309
Reasons for Exemption
The project involves the funding and the evaluation of risks and vulnerabilities of Metropolitan's distribution facilities, along with recommendations to minimize and correct such concerns. These activities consists of basic data collection and resource evaluatation activities that do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource. This may be strictly for information gathering purposes, or as part of a study leading to an action, which a public agency has not yet approved, adopted, or funded. In addition, the activities may involve a check for performance of an operation, or quality, health, or safety of a project.

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