Basalt Water Line Replacement


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Basalt Water Line Replacement
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Replacement of approximately 2500' of failing water line from the Basalt main water tank to the campground at San Luis Reservoir SRA. Existing line is roughly 50 years old and has failed in several places resulting in numerous repairs. Current water line is leaking approximately 7000 gallons a day. Work will; • Using an excavator or backhoe, excavate a trench 2,500' long x 1 O' deep x 6' wide within the existing water line footprint from the Basalt water tank to the wharf hydrant; • Place a layer of sand on top of old pipes to place new pipes on; • Place 6" C900 water pipe in excavated main trench, on top of old water pipes; • Backfill trenches with native soil; • Install a flow meter on the water tank; • Install a new PRV valve on the waterline leading to the campground; • Install a new hydrant at the wharf; and • Install two (2) new water valves at the inlet and outlet line.

Contact Information

Andrew Collum
Agency Name
Department of Parks and Recreation Central Valley District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
San Luis Reservoir State Recreation Area (Basalt Campground)

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class: 1, & 4 Section: 15301 & 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the routine operation, repair and maintenance of facilities with no significant change in capacity or use, and is included as "replacement of underground utilities within an existing trench" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR §15300.4; and minor public or private alterations in the condition of land, water and/or vegetation which does not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees.


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