Capacitor Breaker Replacement Project (Order No. 30035508)


SCH Number
Public Agency
Imperial Irrigation District
Document Title
Capacitor Breaker Replacement Project (Order No. 30035508)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project consists of replacing substation capacitor power breakers (see attached illustration) that have exceeded their life expectancy or are currently unreliable for service. The work includes the engineering design, procurement and replacement of capacitor power circuit breakers at the Terminal and Jefferson Substations. The capacitor power circuit breakers are devices used to energized and de-energize the capacitor banks in the substations; they are also used to isolate the capacitor banks during emergency conditions

Contact Information

Donald Vargas
Agency Name
Imperial Irrigation District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant / Parties Undertaking Project


El Centro, La Quinta
Imperial, Riverside
Citywide, Countywide
Other Location Info
Northwest corner of Commercial Ave. and 3rd St., El Centro, CA and Ave. 52, 1/4 mile East of Jefferson St., La Quinta, CA

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15302 (Class 2 exemption)
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt under Section 15302 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, and includes the replacement or reconstruction of existing utility systems and/or facilities involving negligible or no expansion of capacity.
County Clerks
Imperial, Riverside


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