Colorado River Aqueduct Pumping Plants Switch House Fault Current Protection, Construction Phase

Summary

SCH Number
2010028103
Lead Agency
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Document Title
Colorado River Aqueduct Pumping Plants Switch House Fault Current Protection, Construction Phase
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
Authorize final design and equipment procurement for upgrades to the five pumping plants located along the CRA. The work includes installing 18 current-limiting reactors, replacing 150 weak sections of the bus bars, installing supports and stiffeners for existing bus bars to withstand potential fault currents.

Contact Information
Mike Melanson
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
P.O. Box 54153
Los Angeles, CA 90054-0153

916 650-2648

Location

Counties
San Bernardino Riverside
Other Location Info
near Parker Dam, Desert Center (rural)

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15302 - Class 1 & 2
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed project consists of the operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographic features, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that existing at the time of the lead agency's determination.
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