Sweetwater Reservoir Urban Runoff Diversion System Bypass Gate Repairs


SCH Number
Public Agency
Sweetwater Authority
Document Title
Sweetwater Reservoir Urban Runoff Diversion System Bypass Gate Repairs
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Project includes repairs to one of the bypass gates of the Sweetwater Reservoir Urban Runoff Diversion System (URDS), which protects the Sweetwater Reservoir from polluted dry weather flows and other forms of stormwater pollution. The bypass gate receives water from Hansen's Creek. A recent inspection of the gate revealed an approx. 3-foot deep depression immediately adjacent to the gate's apron and was determined to be undermining the bypass gate structure. On Oct. 2, 2017, the depression was filled with rock as a temporary repair; an Engineering inspector will aspect the site and evaluate current conditions. The Sweetwater Reservoir is protected by the Sweetwater Reservoir Urban Runoff Diversion System (URDS). Undermining the Hanson's return system (URDS). Undermining of the Hansen's Creek bypass gate, which located on the second largest tertiary of the Sweetwater Reservoir, could result in severe impacts including , failure to divert polluted water to a detention pond, failure of the Reservoir Dr. roadway (when opened, the URDS bypass gate at Hansen's Creek serves the same purpose of a culvert), and flooding upstream of the structure.

Contact Information
Isreal Marquez
Sweetwater Authority
Lead/Public Agency
505 Garrett Avenue
Chula Vista, CA 91910

Phone : (619) 409-6759


San Diego
Cross Streets
100 Lakeview Ave, Reservoir Dr., Jamacha Blvd.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Project is an emergency action.

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