Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Replacement Project

Summary

SCH Number
2020010030
Lead Agency
Mission Springs Water District
Document Title
Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Replacement Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
1/3/2020
Project Applicant
Mission Springs Water District

Document Description
The proposed project consists of replacing all existing Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) meters to Automatic Meter Infrastructure (AMI) meters, replace broken meter boxes and lids as required, and install necessary data collection technology and software to allow the AMI network to provide meter use data to the District's existing billing system. The District is seeking to improve customer service, conserve water, better manage water losses, and reduce long-term costs.

Contact Information
Arden Wallum
Mission Springs Water District
66575 Second Street
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240

Phone : (760) 329-6448
awallum@mswd.org

Location

Counties
Riverside
Other Location Info
throughout Mission Springs Water District's Service Area

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15302
Reasons for Exemption
The State CEQA Guidelines provide a series of categorical exemptions for projects that have been deemed to have minimal impacts on the environment. CE Class II exempts "replacement of existing utility systems and/or facilities involving negligible or no expansion of capacity," which is consistent with the proposed AMI Meter Replacement Project. The exceptions to the issuance of categorical exemptions have been evaluated for the proposed project activity. The proposed project was determined to be located at the same sites and have the same purpose and capacity as the structures replaced. Therefore, this proposed action is not forecast to cause any potential for significant adverse environmental impacts and qualifies with the CEQA requirements for Class II exemption.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
MSWD AMI NOE   PDF 89 K

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