Via California Water Main Replacement Project

Summary

SCH Number
2020040002
Lead Agency
South Coast Water District
Document Title
Via California Water Main Replacement Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
3/30/2020
Project Applicant
South Coast Water District

Document Description
The project includes restoration of a segment of water main that was determined to be leaking in December 2019, and that is one of two conveyances of potable water to a portion of South Coast Water District's service area. The project involves replacement of 440 linear feet (If) of 10-inch-diameter asbestos-cement (AC) pipe enclosed in a 16-inch-diameter steel casing running within the bridge over Interstate 5 at Via California. The existing AC pipe would be replaced with 10-inch-diameter polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipe and installed within the existing steel casing. The replacement PVC water line would have the same capacity and connection points as the removed AC water line. The project-related actions would occur adjacent to and immediately beyond each end of the Via California overpass, using jack and bore construction methods.

Contact Information
Rick Shintaku
South Coast Water District
31592 West Street
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

Phone : (949) 499-4555

Location

Cities
Dana Point
Counties
Orange
State Highways
Interstate 5
Other Location Info
Via California bridge over Interstate 5

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1 Section 15301
Reasons for Exemption
The project is limited to the minor alterations and rehabilitation of an existing structure and is categorically exempt under Section 15301, Class 1 (b) which includes existing facilities of both investor and publicly owned utilities ... ( d) which allows restoration or rehabilitation of deteriorated or damaged structures to meet current standards of public health and safety.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020040002_NOE Via California Water Main   PDF 993 K

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