Reservoir Retrofit and Replacement Project

3 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2021060200
Lead Agency
Montecito Water District
Document Title
Reservoir Retrofit and Replacement Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
General Plan Designations: Doulton - MA-100; Romero - UT; Terminal - SRR-0.33; Bella Vista - SRR-0.1; Park Lane - UT; Cold Springs - SRR-0.33; Hot Springs - UT; Buena Vista - MA-40
Document Description
The Montecito Water District (District or MWD) serves water to the communities of Montecito, Summerland, and portions of Toro Canyon in Santa Barbara County. The District owns and operates nine water storage reservoirs throughout its service area. The existing water storage reservoirs do not strictly comply with current seismic design codes and regulations, and may be subject to failure in the event of a large earthquake. The Reservoir Retrofit and Replacement Project involves seismic retrofits, repairs, and replacements at eight of the District’s nine existing water storage reservoirs: Doulton (155-020-007; 1075 Toro Canyon Road), Romero (007-080-006; intersection of Bella Vista Drive and Romero Canyon Road), Terminal (013-040-002; intersection of East Mountain Drive and Cold Springs Road), Bella Vista (155-030-042; 2750 Bella Vista Drive), Park Lane (007-050-013; intersection of Park Hill Lane and East Mountain Drive), Cold Springs (013-040-005; intersection of East Mountain Drive and Cold Springs Road), Hot Springs (011-030-024; intersection of Hot Springs Road and Hot Springs Lane), and Buena Vista (007-020-018; 915 Park Lane). The ninth reservoir, Toro Canyon, has been excluded because it is likely to be decommissioned by the District in the near future. The project would bring all eight reservoirs into compliance with seismic design codes and regulations. No retrofit or replacement would expand the water storage capacity of an existing reservoir.

Contact Information

Name
Adam Kanold
Agency Name
Asst General Manager/Engineering Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Counties
Santa Barbara
Regions
Southern California, Unincorporated
Cross Streets
See Project Description
Schools
El Montecito Early School, Westmont College
Waterways
Hot Springs Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Water Facilities (Water Reservoirs (8 in total))(Type Reservoirs, MGD 0.1)
Local Actions
Water infrastructure project
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)

Attachments

Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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