South Bay Aqueduct (SBA) MP 42 Emergency Repair


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
South Bay Aqueduct (SBA) MP 42 Emergency Repair
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
DWR will conduct an emergency repair of the underground pipeline after breaks in the pipe were discovered, compromising the integrity of the pipe in two separate sections, located near the terminal tank. The repair will consist of encasing the two compromised pipe sections, about 16 feet. The encasement alternative meets design requirements to structurally stabilize the pipe and meet the pipeline outage schedule.

Contact Information
Jerry Snow
California Department of Water Resources
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

(916) 653-7213


San Jose
Santa Clara

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
21080(b)(4); 15269(b)(c)
Reasons for Exemption
Action necessasry to prevent a catastrophic failure of the pipeline. If this pipeline were to fail, water delivers to San Jose and the surrounding region would be curtailed until the pipe could be reconstructed or replaced.
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