Water Tank Replacement


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Water Tank Replacement
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Replace an old, worn, leaking 50,000 gallon redwood water tank with a new 50,000 gallon stainless steel water tank at Big Basin Redwoods State Park to provide safe potable drinking water for park staff and the general public. Work will: * Place a temporary water tank on the road adjacent to the old redwood water tank; * Disconnect the water line from the current water tank and connect to the temporary tank; * Disassemble old redwood water tank * Grade the area for the new stainless steel water tank installation; * Install new stainless steel water tank and hook up to the water supply; * Paint new stainless steel water tank with brown paint; * Utilize the salvaged wooden staves from the demolished tank to clad around the new tank or construct a screen to conceal the new tank from the public view.

Contact Information

Victor Roth
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Cruz
Other Location Info
Big Basin Redwoods State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 2, & 4 - Class 1, 2 & 4
Reasons for Exemption
Minor alteration of existing public structures, facilities, mechanical equipment involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that existing at the time of the lead agency's determination, replacement of existing structures on the same site having substantially the same purpose and capacity, minor alterations in the condition of the land and vegetation that does not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees.

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 state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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