Camp KEEP Waterline Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Camp KEEP Waterline Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project will replace leaking water tanks, lines, and fire hydrants at Camp KEEP in Montana de Oro State Park in order to provide potable water for park visitors and adequate water supplies for fire suppression purposes. Work will:- - Replace two (2) 8,000-gallon redwood tanks with similarly sized steel tanks placed on graded gravel and concrete pads; - Within the lens of the roadway, excavate a trench 18-inches deep to: - Install a 2,150 foot long 4-inch main water line and two (2) 1,500 foot long 2-inch water lines for irrigation and supply, and - Install a 1,500 foot long 2-inch electrical conduit for future SCADA; - From the 4-inch main line, install 2-inch lateral lines that end at each building; - Replace the existing 2-inch fire hydrants with 4-inch hydrants and connect to the main line; - Install shut-off valves and meters to monitor the system; - Back-fill trenches and cover with an additional 4 to 6 inches of compacted road base; - Abandon all existing water lines in place.

Contact Information

Doug G. Barker
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Luis Obispo
Southern California
Cross Streets
Hwy 1 and Hearst Castle Rd
Total Acres
State Highways
California Hwy 1
Other Location Info
Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15302, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
This project consists of the operation, repair, maintenance or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of existing or former use; and 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, including replacement or reconstruction of existing utility systems and/or facilities involving negligible or no expansion of capacity; and minor public or private alterations in the condition of land and/or vegetation which do not involve the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees.


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