Clear Creek Community Services District Backwash Ponds Repair Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
Clear Creek Community Services District
Document Title
Clear Creek Community Services District Backwash Ponds Repair Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Clear Creek Community Services District (District) provides water service to ±9,000 customers within the District's ±19,000-acre water service area. Water for the District is diverted from Whiskeytown Lake through two intakes in Whiskeytown Dam and is filtered and disinfected at the Water Treatment Plant (WTP). The WTP facilities include three backwash ponds that enable the District to recycle backwash waste water for use by the District and its customers. See NOE for Full Details.

Contact Information

Kurt Born
Agency Name
Clear Creek Community Services District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Clear Creek Community Services District
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Other Location Info
The project site is located in unincorporated Shasta County within the Whiskeytown Unit of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area. Improvements would occur at the Water Treatment Plant, located at the base of Whiskeytown Dam, east of Clear Creek (Section 27, Township 32 N, Range 6 W, of the U.S. Geological Survey Igo quadrangle (see Figure 1).

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Class 1 includes the repair, maintenance, or minor alteration of publicly owned utilities, involving negligible or no expansion of use, and the rehabilitation of damaged structures, facilities, or mechanical facilities to meet current public health standards and safety. The project is consistent with this categorical exemption because work would consist of repairs to the District's facilities that were damaged due to the 2018 Carr Fire. As documented in Attachment A, the project would not have a significant effect on the environment due to unusual circumstances; would not result in damage to scenic resources within a Scenic Highway; is not located on a hazardous waste site pursuant to §65962.5 of the Government Code; would not cause a substantial adverse change in the significance of a historical resource; and would not result in cumulative impacts.


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