Robert A Skinner Outlet Conduit Shutdown Dewatering (LSA No. 1600-2020-0005-R6)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)
Document Title
Robert A Skinner Outlet Conduit Shutdown Dewatering (LSA No. 1600-2020-0005-R6)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has executed a Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2020-0005-R6, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to MWD as represented by Ms. Jennifer Harriger. The Project includes dewatering the Lake Skinner Outlet Conduit and San Diego Pipeline No.4 by releasing water from five above ground pump well structures (PW) through 6 inch flexible hose attached to a diffuser socks, allowing the water to travel into Tucalota Creek. The empty pipeline will then be inspected and maintained.

Contact Information

Megan Evans
Agency Name
Department of Fish and Wildlife
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Jennifer Harriger
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Other Location Info
The project is located at three locations within the Robert A. Skinner Treatment Plant and two locations less than 0.5 miles west of the Treatment Plant. The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) pipeline dewatering sites will release to Tucalota Creek, in the County of Riverside, State of California

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Class 1 consists of the operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that existing at the time of the lead agency's determination.


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