Operation of South Mountain Mutual Water Company (Company) - South Mountain Back-Up Well Project (Project)


SCH Number
Public Agency
State Water Resources Control Board
Document Title
Operation of South Mountain Mutual Water Company (Company) - South Mountain Back-Up Well Project (Project)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Company proposes to develop new replacement well to meet Title 22 water quality standards. The well is expected to operate at a depth of no more than 280 feet in order to obtain higher quality drinking water for residential users. Currently, the shallow existing well exceeds maximum contaminant levels for salts, gross alpha and selenium. The well is approximately 580 feet northeast of Loftus Canyon Road, north of South Mountain road. The Construction is complete as of September 3, 2018.

Contact Information

Jeff Densmore
Agency Name
State Water Resources Control Board
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Paula
Other Location Info
Location: North of S. Mountain Rd, East of Loftlus Canyon road, City of Santa Paula, Ventura County.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 2, Title 14, Division*
Reasons for Exemption
*6, Chapter 3, Article 19, Section 153012 The Project is exempt because it is a replacement of an existing utility system involving no expansion in capacity.

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