Waterline Replacement Program

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2017018211
Lead Agency
South Tahoe Public Utility District
Document Title
Waterline Replacement Program
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) is the responsible agency. The SWRCB's Safe Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (SDWSRF) Program is providing funds for the project. The South Tahoe Public Utility District will conduct a project that includes the installation of fire hydrants, pressure regulating valves, air release valves, water services, meters, valve clusters, paving, and appurtenances. All water lines would be placed within the right of way under existing roadway pavement. New hydrants would be added in the project area and would be spaced so that there is no more than 500 feet separating individual hydrants for fire protection purposes. All unmetered developed lots in the project area would be metered. New meters would be installed at the edge of the right-of-way. Any existing waterline connections that occur in residence back yards would be abandoned in place and moved to new water lines accessible from the roadway right-of-way. All paving would be limited to the replacement of existing pavement disturbed for waterline, meter or appurtenance installation purposes. The proposed water replacement Project in the Marlette, Aloha, and Ponderosa areas would increase the water supply for fire flow purposes. The installation and replacement of approximately 6,174 linear feet of new waterline would occur within the project area; 2,964 linear feet of waterline in the Ponderosa area; 1,810 linear feet of waterline in the Marlette area; 1,400 linear feet of waterline in the Aloha area. In the Ponderosa area, 1,560 linear feet of the 2,964 linear feet identified above will be new i.e. installed in a street that does not currently have a water line in it.

Contact Information
Stephen Caswell
State Water Resources Control Board
1001 I Street, 16th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814

530-543-6202

Location

Cities
South Lake Tahoe
Counties
El Dorado

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 2 - S: 15302
Reasons for Exemption
The project will not have a significant effect on the environment. The project has been determined to meet the requirements of the Categorical Exemption selected above, and does not include any of the Exemptions pursuant to California Code of Regulations, Title 14, Division 6, Chapter 3, Article 19, Section 15300.2, Replacement and Reconstruction.
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