Independence Water Storage Reservoir Replacement Project

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2010108067
Lead Agency
Inyo County
Document Title
Independence Water Storage Reservoir Replacement Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The previously existing Independence water storage reservoir was destroyed during the INyo Complex Fire on July 7, 2007. The Inyo County Board of Supervisors proclaimed a local emergency on July 10, 2007, and Governor Schwarzenegger proclaimed a State of Emergency for Inyo County on July 11, 2007. Currently, five termporary 21,000-gallong-capacity water storage trailers are being used to store the domestic water supply for the twon of Independence. The objective of this project is to install two new permanent 200,000-gallon-capacity steel water storage tanks and associated appurtenances to replace the erservoir that was destroyed during the fire. THe new tanks will meet the current capacity requirements of the California Department of Health Services.

Contact Information
Lynn M. Flanigan
Inyo County Public Works Department
P.O. Drawer Q
Independence, CA 93526

760 878-0347

Location

Counties
Inyo
Other Location Info
~ 2 miles east of the City of Bishop in an unincorporated area.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Declared Emergency
Type, Section or Code
21080(b)(2) and 21080(b)(3)
Reasons for Exemption
Emergency repairs to a public service facility to maintain service.
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