2017 Coastal Outage and Bluestone Pumping Plant Bank Stabilization


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
2017 Coastal Outage and Bluestone Pumping Plant Bank Stabilization
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The CA Aqueduct Coastal Outage requires that annual inspections, maintenance and repairs of the underground portion of the aqueduct pipeline be conducted. Water from portions of the pipeline must be discharged to a nearby natural drainage in order to ensure the safety of workers inspecting the pipeline. In order to reduce erosion and stabilize the bank at the site of water release and 85 feet downstream, the placement of stone riprap will be used to slow water flow, protect bank stability, and support suitable sites for vegetation establishment. The project benefits public and private lands that depend on the California Aqueduct water delivery.

Contact Information
Leah Parrilla
California Department of Water Resources
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (661) 858-5662



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
This project consists of maintenance activities and involves minor alteration to topographical features in which negligible expansion beyond that existing at the time of DWR's determination. In addition, the project will not have a negative impact on surrounding environmental resources and sensitive species.

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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