Operation of White fence Farms Mutual Water Company (MWC) - Blending Plan for Well 1A Project (Project)

Summary

SCH Number
2018108387
Lead Agency
State Water Resources Control Board
Document Title
Operation of White fence Farms Mutual Water Company (MWC) - Blending Plan for Well 1A Project (Project)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
10/16/2018

Document Description
The MWC proposes to modify the existing Well 1A to meet drinking water quality secondary standards for iron by reducing Well 1A usage to 20% of the existing demand and to allow blending of imported water from water wholesaler. Antelope Valley East Kern Water Agency (AVEK). The Project will modify an existing 8-inch diameter PVC distribution pipeline into a dedicated transmission pipeline to deliver purchased AVEK water to 1A site. The pipeline extends ~4,800-LF and is located west of and parallel to 20th Street West through existing easements. Bypasses will be installed in the existing distribution system connections at four (4) locations. Material excavated at the bypasses will be replaced at the original locations. Minor modifications will be made to buried pipes and valves adjacent to tanks. Electrical and hydraulic controls will be added including level monitoring and signaling devices within the existing water tanks. Temporary staging will be located at MWC well sites 1A and 2.

Contact Information
Shu-Fang Orr
State Water Resources Control Board
Angeles District Office 500 North Central Avenue, Suite 500
Glendale, CA 91203

Phone : (818) 551-2004

Location

Cities
Palmdale
Counties
Los Angeles
Other Location Info
Location Specific: Pipeline modification at four locations through existing easements extending from the MWC office site located at 2023 West Avenue O (APN: 3001-018-037) to 2020 West Avenue N, Palmdale Los Angeles County.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1 Existing Facilities*
Reasons for Exemption
*Title 14, Division 6, Chpt. 3, Article 19, Section 15301 Class 2 Replacement or Reconstruction Title 14, Division 6, Chpt. 3, Article 19, Section 15302 The Project is a modification of an existing facility and existing supply lines that are substantially the same size and involves no expansion of use beyond that existing at the time of the lead agency's determination.
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