Sandtrap Siphon In-Conduit Hydroelectric Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
Georgetown Divide Public Utilities District
Document Title
Sandtrap Siphon In-Conduit Hydroelectric Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The proposed project would install a 180 kW hydroelectric station at the terminus of the Sandtrap Siphon. Approximately 900 foot of the existing pipeline would be slip-line to increase the reliability of the aiphon for the hydroelectric operations. The project would generate 647 MWh of electrical power annually to offset damage at the water treatement plant and export excess power to the grid.

Contact Information
Kelly Shively
Georgetown Divide Public Utilities District
Lead/Public Agency
P.O. Box 4240
Georgetown, CA 95634

Phone : (530) 333-4356


El Dorado

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Small Hydroelectric project that is less than SMW in size and will not disrupt or change the flow of any stream.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

Download CSV New Search Print