HBMWD Surge Tower Retrofit

Summary

SCH Number
2018118199
Lead Agency
Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District
Document Title
HBMWD Surge Tower Retrofit
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The project includes demolishing an existing Surge Tower, (an outdated 70 ft tall metal structure), and replacing it with an appropriate replacement appurtenance, which may include a new air/vacuum relief and/or surge valve. The new valve will effectively replace the function of the Surge Tower.

Contact Information
John Friedenbach
Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District
828 Seventh Street
Eureka, CA 95501

(707) 443-5018

Location

Counties
Humboldt
Cross Streets
Towns of Fairhaven and Samoa
State Highways
255
Waterways
Pacific Ocean
Other Location Info
Samoa

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15302
Reasons for Exemption
This project is exempt b/c it involves the replacement of a component of an existing utility system with a smaller and safer component performing the same mechanism. There would be no expansion of capacity or footprint of the utility system. The site is highly disturbed and no federal, state or local species of special concern were found on site.
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