Cold Creek Filter Plant Restoration Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
South Tahoe Public Utility District
Document Title
Cold Creek Filter Plant Restoration Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The South Tahoe Public Utility District (the District) has decommissioned the Cold Creek surface water filter plant and no longer need the structures. Approximately 6,500 square feet (sf) of impervious coverage (e.g., asphalt pavement) will be removed, including three structures with a total footprint of approximately 1,500 sf. A smaller access road made of porous pavement will be constructed. The project will include restoration of disturbed pervious areas with native vegetation and access protection; restoration (removal of fill, structures, and impervious surfaces, slope stabilization, and planting with native revegetation) of 3,500 sf of stream environment zone (SEZ) adjacent to Cold Creek; and slope stabilization to address existing erosion and promote native vegetation establishment.

Contact Information
Julie Ryan
South Tahoe Public Utility District
1275 Meadow Crest Drive
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

Phone : (530) 543-6267


South Lake Tahoe
El Dorado

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 02, 04 - Class 1, 2 & 4
Reasons for Exemption
The Cold Creek Filter Plant Restoration Project will involve the demolition and removal of three small structures associated with the decommissioned surface water filter plant as well as minor trenching and backfilling to underground overhead electric lines and replace the booster station suction and discharge water lines.

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