San Luis Field Division Fire Modernization Project - Operations and Maintenance Center


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
San Luis Field Division Fire Modernization Project - Operations and Maintenance Center
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
Department of Water Resources

Document Description
DWR will install fire detection and alarm systems in the O&M Center. Upgrades will be made to the: administrative buildings HVAC and installation of a fire suppression system; surveillance unit and warehouse buildings HVAC and install 112.5 kVA transformer; general maintenance warehouse's roll-up door, HVAC, and installation of suppression system in plans office and closet. DWR will install a new hot water heater and emergency eye wash and shower, replacement fire water pump, install jockey pump and controller in the water treatment building. All equipment staging and work is within DWR right of way.

Contact Information
Sara Paiva-Lowry
Department of Water Resources
1416 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-9342


Los Banos
Other Location Info
The San Luis Field Division Operations and Maintenance Center (O&M Center) is located southwest of State Route 152 and downstream of B.F. Sisk Dam, in Merced County, approximately 12 miles west of the City of Los Banos in Merced County.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The State Water Project provides significant and important services to many Californians. This project is exempt because it involves safety improvement to existing facilities. This project will not result in impacts to special status species or habitat. Because this activity can be implemented without any significant environmental impacts, the Categorical Exemption Class 1 will be used for CEQA compliance.


Notice of Exemption
2020040099_NOE SLFD O&M CenterFireMod   PDF 470 K

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