Drought Emergency Grant Funding Request for Carpinteria Valley Water District


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Public Health (CDPH)
Document Title
Drought Emergency Grant Funding Request for Carpinteria Valley Water District
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The CA Department of Public Health (Department) is a responsible agency for this project. The Department's Public Water System Drought Emergency Funding Program is providing state funds for the project. Carpinteria Valley Water District proposes to remove approximately 11 feet of silt (500) cubic yards) which is currently on top of the lowest usable intake gate, Gate 5, of the Lake Cachuma intake structure. Once the silt is removed all gates will be repaired including gate guides and valve stems. Then an appendage will be attached to Gate 5 which allows for temporary piping to be connected. The temporary piping consists of two 20-inch HDPE pipelines, each approximately 3,500 feet long. The pipelines will; convey water from a barge floating on the lake which consists of 7 pumps. Temporary power lines will be installed from the nearest utility power pole in addition to a standby/emergency generator which will be used to power the pumps on the barge.

Contact Information

Charles Hamilton
Agency Name
California Department of Public Health
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Barbara

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Project is considered an emergency prevention measure that will prevent an imminent water outage.

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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