Repair of Water Damage at Red Mountain Hydroelectric Power Plant


SCH Number
Public Agency
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Document Title
Repair of Water Damage at Red Mountain Hydroelectric Power Plant
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The Metropolitan proposes to repair water damage at the Red Mountain Hydroelectric Power Plant. Metropolitan proposes to repair damage to the plant that resulted from a failed drain valve. The valve remained open when it should have closed, allowing water to overflow into two basement level rooms, the turbine shutoff valve pit, can be replaced, while other equipment is obsolete and requires redesign. Metropolitan proposes to design, procure, install, and test electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical equipment that was damaged by the overflow.

Contact Information
Laura Simonek
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Lead/Public Agency
P.O. Box 54153
Los Angeles, CA 90054

Phone : (213) 217-6242


San Diego

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15301, 15302
Reasons for Exemption
The project consists of the operation, repair, maintenance, or minor alteration of existing public structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving no expansion of use beyond that existing at the time of the lead agency's determination. The project also consists of the replacement or reconstruction of existing structures and facilities where the new structure will be located in the same site as the structure replaced and will have substantially the same purpose and capacity as the structure replaced.

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