HBMWD Surge Tower Retrofit


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

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The project includes demolishing an existing Surge Tower, (an outdated 70 ft tall metal structure), and replacing it with an appropriate replacement appurtenance, which may include a new air/vacuum relief and/or surge valve.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

Phone : (707) 443-5018


Cross Streets
Towns of Fairhaven and Samoa
State Highways
Pacific Ocean
Other Location Info

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
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.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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