San Francisquito Creek Pump Station Installation Project
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
GP: Light Industrial
Z: General Manufacturing (GM)
The project includes the construction of a new pump station to convey storm water to San Francisquito Creek from an existing 96"-diameter storm drain serving northeast Palo Alto. The pump station will deliver up to 300 cubic feet per second of storm water to the creek when high creek levels would otherwise preclude the storm drain from emptying. Project elements include construction of a new 8' x 8' box culvert from the existing storm drain outfall to the pump station, a pump station building (consisting of an underground sump, pumps, and a control building housing electrical equipment and a standby emergency generator), and a natural vegetated channel to convey pumped storm water discharge to the creek. The facility will be built on an easement granted to the City of Palo Alto by the Santa Clara Valley Water District.
Water Facilities (Pump Station Installation)(Type Pump Station Ins)
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Wildlife
Cal Fire, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW)
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