Luther Pass Power and Control Project

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SCH Number
Public Agency
South Tahoe Public Utility District
Document Title
Luther Pass Power and Control Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The South Tahoe Public Utilities District (District)'s Luther Pass Pump Station (LPPS) was orginally constructed in 1968 and has operated continuously since that time to convey treated wastewater out of the Tahoe Basin in compliance with the 1967 Porter-Cologne Water Quality Control Act. LPPS receives wastewater that has been pumped from the District's storagefacilities in A-Line to two storage tanks located at LPPS. LPPS conveys this wastewater to to the District's storage facilitieis in Alpine County by way of the B-Line and C-Line, lifting the water 1240 vertical feet over Luther Pass. At this facility a new electrical building to house switchgear, motor controllers, battery bank and SCADA control panel are necessary for continued operation.

Contact Information

Carina Grove
Agency Name
State Water Resources Control Board
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


South Lake Tahoe
El Dorado

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15302, Class 2
Reasons for Exemption
Replacing existing electrical systems on the same site and will not result in expansion of use.

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