Beaches Water System Improvement Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 2 (San Francisco Bay), Oakland
Document Title
Beaches Water System Improvement Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The Project consists of a series of improvements to the Beaches Water System, the largest water system at Point Reyes National Seashore. These improvements include: (1) placing gravel on an existing access road; (2) installing a culvert where the road currently crosses a drainage swale; (3) replacing a pipeline section in a wetland with a new pipeline section located outside wetland areas; (4) installing a water meter; (5) expanding an existing chlorination shed to house a new emergency generator and associated a propane tank; (6) stringing a new phone line along existing poles; (7) constructing a new staircase to an existing water tank to improve worker safety; (8) removing two obsolete pipelines that are stagnant points in the system; and (9) restoring wetlands and adjacent upland habitat by removing a chlorination shed and access road that are no longer in use.

Contact Information
Xavier Fernandez
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 2 (San Francisco Ba
1515 Clay Street, Suite 1400
Oakland, CA 94612

Phone : (510) 622-8685



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15301,15333, Class 1,33
Reasons for Exemption
Project is maintaining an existing drinking water facility with some minor improvements for health and safety, and restoring a wetland and adjacent upland to provide habitat for native species by removing a component of the system that is no longer needed.

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