Los Angeles County Waterworks District 29 Priority Capital Deficiencies Improvements

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Los Angeles County Department of Public Works (DPW)
Document Title
Los Angeles County Waterworks District 29 Priority Capital Deficiencies Improvements
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Various, including water reservoir and roadway rights-of-way

Document Description
The Waterworks District No. 29 Priority Capital Deficiencies Improvements include several separate improvements to existing waterlines and water reservoirs (tanks) and construction of a new waterline. These include demolishing 3 water tanks and replacing with new tanks; replacing 34,300 ft. of underground water pipeline; constructing 6,300 ft. of new underground pipeline; and repairing several creek-crossing bridge-mounted pipelines. Underground pipeline improvements would be within the rights-of-way of Pacific Coast Highway (PCH), Carbon Canyon Road, Carbon Mesa Road, Coastline Drive, and Encinal Canyon Road in Malibu and unicorporated Los Angeles. Tank improvements would be at the locations of existing tanks: Fernwood Tank at 19837 Horseshoe Drive in the unicorporated community of Topanga and Upper Encinal Tank on Vista Del Preseas in Malibu. Creek crossing repairs would be on PCH bridges over the following creeks: Topanga Canyon Creek, Pena Canyon Creek, Las Flores Canyon Creek, Coal (Carbon) Canyon Creek, Corral Canyon Creek, Escondido Creek, and Zuma Creek.

Contact Information
Eduardo Maguino
Los Angeles County Public Works
Lead/Public Agency
Waterworks Division P.O. Box 1460
Alhambra, CA 91802-1460

Phone : (626) 213-8644

Los Angeles County Public Works
Project Applicant


34°2'18.85"N 118°39'7.82"W
Los Angeles
Citywide Countywide
Cross Streets
Various, throughout Malibu and Topanga
Total Acres
<5 acres each
Parcel #
State Highways
SR-1, SR-23, SR-27
various, including Pepperdine University
Multiple creeks
Other Location Info
Several locations in Malibu and Topanga (unincorporated Los Angeles County) at existing water reservoir sites and within roadway rights-of-way
Other Information
Coordinates are approximate centerline of project

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Water Facilities (Water tank and pipeline improvements)
Local Action
Public Works improvements approval
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Coastal Zone Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Greenhouse Gas Emissions Growth Inducement Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Mineral Resources Noise Population/Housing Public Services Recreation Schools/Universities Solid Waste Transportation Tribal Cultural Resources Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildfire Wildlife Other
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB) California Coastal Commission (CCC) California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW) California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Water Resources (DWR) California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES) California Highway Patrol (CHP) California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Natural Resources Agency California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB) California Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy (SMMC) California State Lands Commission (SLC) Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation Santa Monica Bay Restoration State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW) California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)


Environmental Document
NOA-2017111032   PDF 73 K SCH Summary Form-2017111032   PDF 580 K WW29 DEIR_AppendicesCombined_Oct2020v2   PDF 96955 K WW29 DEIR_Combined_Oct2020v3   PDF 22757 K
NOC-Draft EIR-2017111032   PDF 164 K
Notice of Determination
2017111032_Caltrans Comment   PDF 218 K
State Comments
2017111032_ CDFW Comment   PDF 674 K

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