Sylmar Ground Return System Replacement Project

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Los Angeles, City of (City of Los Angeles)
Document Title
Sylmar Ground Return System Replacement Project
Document Type
FIN - Final Document

Document Description
The Los Angeles Dept. of Water and Power is proposing to replace the existing marine cables and the marine electrode portions of the Sylmar Ground Return System. The proposed marine facility would originate at the existing Gladstone Vault, from this location, the new marine cables would extend to a new electrode array in the Santa Monica Bay. The marine cables would be installed several feet beneath the ocean floor by means of a water-jet plow to the site of the proposed electrode array, approx. 2 miles offshore. The electrode array would be located on the ocean floor at a depth of approx. 100 feet below mean sea level and consist of 36 concrete vaults, arranged in two rows of 18 vaults. Each vault is 20 feet long 8 feet wide, and four feet high.

Contact Information
Nancy Chung
City of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
111 North Hope Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Phone : (213) 367-0404


34°02'18.1"N 118°33'19.1"W
Los Angeles Los Angeles, City of
Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Pacific Coast Hwy and Sunset Blvd.
State Highways
Pacific Coast Hwy
Santa Monica Bay
Other Location Info
Pacific Palisades

Notice of Completion

Development Type
Power:Other Power Type (Ground return)
Project Issues
Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Coastal Zone Noise Recreation/Parks Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Wetland/Riparian Cumulative Effects

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