Oxnard-Hueneme System Backup Generator Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
United Water Conservation District
Document Title
Oxnard-Hueneme System Backup Generator Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Present Land Use
UWCD's El Rio Booster Plant at 3561 North Rose Avenue, Oxnard, CA 93036-1821

Document Description
The Oxnard-Hueneme System Backup Generator Project consists of the installation of a new backup diesel-powered generator at UWCD's El Rio Booster Plant which supplies UWCD's Oxnard-Hueneme (OH) system. The generator would automatically turn on in the event of a power outage to maintain supply of potable water via UWCD's OH system. An existing 750 kW diesel generator will be removed prior to installation of the new generator.

Contact Information
Maryam Bral
United Water Conservation District
Lead/Public Agency
1701 N. Lombard Street Suite 200
Oxnard, CA 93030

Phone : (805) 525-4431

United Water Conservation District
Project Applicant


Cross Streets
3561 North Rose Avenue
Other Location Info
UWCD's El Rio Booster Plant at 3561 North Rose Avenue, Oxnard, CA 93036-1821

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15302
Reasons for Exemption
Based on an examination of the project, this project qualifies for the following exemptions under the California Environmental Quality Act: CEQA Guidelines section 15301, Existing Facilities: The project, including the installation of the new generator, consists of the minor alteration of an existing facility that provides public utility services (water), involving no expansion of use beyond that currently existing. CEQA Guidelines section 15302, Replacement or Reconstruction; The project consists of replacement and reconstruction of existing utility facilities, in this case replacement of an existing, inoperable generator with a new generator and related modifications at the El Rio Booster Plant, involving no expansion of capacity beyond that currently existing. It has been determined that none of the exceptions to exemption in CEQA Guidelines section 15300.2 are applicable.


Notice of Exemption
2021-01-14 Oxnard Hueneme System Backup Generation Project - Notice of CEQA Exemption   PDF 154 K

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