Rockwood Unit 1 and Unit 2 Controls Upgrade (Project No. 200164)


SCH Number
Public Agency
Imperial Irrigation District
Document Title
Rockwood Unit 1 and Unit 2 Controls Upgrade (Project No. 200164)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Present Land Use

Document Description
The project consists of the replacement of the existing turbine control devices at the IID 50MW Rockwood power generation gas turbine plant with a new non-proprietary technology microprocessor to run all the control functions currently performed by the existing system with the addition of new features that will enhance the reliability, availability and maintainability of RGS gas turbines Units 1 and 2.

Contact Information
Donald Vargas
Imperial Irrigation District
Lead/Public Agency
P.O. Box 937
Imperial, CA 92243

Phone : (760) 482-3609

Imperial Irrigation District
Project Applicant


Citywide Countywide
Cross Streets
1.3 mi S of Brawley, CA, SW of the Rockwood Cnl/Dogwood Rd int, 1 mi E of Hwy 86

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Sec.15302 (Class 2)
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt under Section 15302 (Class 2 exemption) for the reason that it entails the replacement or reconstruction of existing structures and facilities where the new structure will be located on the same site as the structure replaced and will have substantially the same purpose and capacity as the structure replaced, this exemption includes but is not limited to the replacement or reconstruction of existing utility systems and/or facilities involving negligible or no expansion of capacity.


Notice of Exemption
NOE - eSignature   PDF 161 K Proj   PDF 109 K Rockwood Generating Station Vicinity Map   PDF 469 K

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