PCWA Emergency Actions to Remove Accumulated Sediment at Ralston Powerhouse and Ralston Afterby Dam Low Level Outlet

Summary

SCH Number
2017058056
Lead Agency
Placer County Water Agency
Document Title
PCWA Emergency Actions to Remove Accumulated Sediment at Ralston Powerhouse and Ralston Afterby Dam Low Level Outlet
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The tailrace and flow channel of the Ralston Powerhouse have been blocked with rock and sediment making them inoperable. The proposed work necessary to repair and regain operation to protect the facility includes restoring the channel that allowed water to safely flow from the powerhouse to the river. The amount of sediment and rock to be moved is approximately 7,500 cubic yards at Ralston. The low level outlet at Ralston Afterbay Dam is restricted by sediment.

Contact Information
Ross Hooper
Placer County Water Agency
PO Box 6570
Auburn, CA 95603

(530) 823-4850

Location

Counties
Placer El Dorado
Other Location Info
Foresthill and Georgetown Divide

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
21080(b)2/3/4; 15269(a/b/c)
Reasons for Exemption
Projects to maintain, repair, restore, demolish, or replace property or facilities damaged or destroyed as a result of a disaster in a disaster striken area in which a state of emergency has been proclaimed by the Governor pursuant to the California Emergency Services Act.
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