Tanner Water Treatment Plant Small Hydroelectric Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Amador Water Agency
Document Title
Tanner Water Treatment Plant Small Hydroelectric Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The project will install 2 small in-line hydroelectric generation turbines within the existing water transmission system. Generated electricity is projected to provide sufficient power to meet demands of the water treatment plant, AWA offices, and maintenance buildings, reducing long-term AWA costs and greenhouse gas emissions.

Contact Information
Chris McKeage
Amador County Water Agency
12800 Ridge Road
Sutter Creek, CA 95685-9630

Phone : (209) 257-5248


Sutter Creek

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15328, Class 28
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed hydro power project will generate less than 5 megawatts of power, and is located within an area of previously disturbed ground. There will be no disruption or change in the flow of any stream, and the project will not adversely affect sensitive natural resources.

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