Piedmont Temporary Regulator In-Conduit Hydroelectricity Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD)
Document Title
Piedmont Temporary Regulator In-Conduit Hydroelectricity Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project involves the installation of InPipe Energy’s InPRV system adjacent to the East Bay Municipal Utility District’s (District) Piedmont Temporary Regulator located on the District’s property. Additional information is provided in Attachment B.

Contact Information

Casey J. LeBlanc
Agency Name
East Bay Municipal Utility District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
East Bay Municipal Utility District
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Northern California
Other Location Info
Piedmont, Alameda County, near Blair Avenue and Harbord Drive (Attachment A)

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
14 CCR 15311 & 15328
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt under Guideline 15311 since the project involves the construction of minor appurtenant structures. The project is also exempt under Guideline 15328 since the project involves small hydroelectric projects at existing facilities, the project is less than five megawatts, and the project will not change the flow regime of the affected pipeline. The project will have no significant environmental effects relative to Location, Cumulative Impact, Scenic Highways, Significant Effect due to unusual circumstances, Hazardous Waste or Historical Resources, pursuant to Section 15300.2 (b) of the CEQA Guidelines.


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