January 2021 Box Springs Feeder Shutdown

Summary

SCH Number
2021010002
Public Agency
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Document Title
January 2021 Box Springs Feeder Shutdown
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
1/4/2021
Present Land Use
Open Space/Regional Park

Document Description
The Box Springs Feeder shutdown project would involve lowering the water level in the Box Springs Feeder to facilitate critical repairs to the connected Santa Ana Valley Pipeline, owned and operated by the California Department of Water Resources. Dewatering activities are scheduled for January 19, 2021 and are expected to take approximately 3-4 hours. Water would be discharged from one location at Station 88+40 into Sycamore Canyon Creek.

Contact Information
Daniel Cardoza
Metropolitan Water Ditsrict of Southern California
Lead/Public Agency
P.O. Box 54153
Los Angeles, CA 90054-0153

Phone : (213) 217-5602
dcardoza@mwdh2o.com

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Project Applicant

Location

Coordinates
22°55'31.3"N 117°18'27.8"W
Cities
Riverside
Counties
Riverside
Regions
Southern California
Cross Streets
Alessandro Boulevard and Barton Street
Total Acres
<1
Waterways
Sycamore Canyon Creek
Township
3S
Range
4W
Section
9
Other Location Info
Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 21080(b)(4); 15269(b)
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed action includes dewatering of the Box Springs Feeder at the request of the Department of Water Resources (DWR) to expedite repairs of an existing pipeline owned and operated by DWR.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
NOE_OPR_Eform 3841_2021 BSF Shutdown signed   PDF 122 K

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