Pipeline Safety Enhancement Plan Line 1030/2001W P2 And 2001E P2 Hydrotests Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Colorado River Basin Region 7 (RWQCB)
Document Title
Pipeline Safety Enhancement Plan Line 1030/2001W P2 And 2001E P2 Hydrotests Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Notice of Exemption for Southern California Gas Company To conduct routine hydrostatic testing and maintenance on natural gas transmission pipelines as a part of Southern California Gas Company's Pipeline Safety Enhancement Plan to ensure pipeline safety and integrity, pursuant to the requirements of the California Public Utilities Commission. Beneficiaries are the people of California.

Contact Information

Kai Dunn
Agency Name
Colorado River Basin Regional Water Quality Control Board
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Desert Center
Southern California
State Highways
Interstate 10
Other Location Info
Several project workspaces are planned, beginning approximately 10 miles west of Blythe, California, to 16 miles east of Coachella, California. All Project workspaces are in unincorporated Riverside County. The Project workspaces roughly follow the alignment of Interstate 10.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
CCR Title 14, Sections 15301, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
The Project falls within the CEQA exemptions per section 15301 (Existing Facilities) and section 15304 (Minor Alterations to Land). The purpose of the Project is to perform maintenance of existing 30-inch natural gas pipelines, through hydrostatic testing, replacement of pipeline anomalies and pipe exposures, and valve and tap isolations. The Project will entail some minor excavation to access the pipelines. The Project also involves repairs to existing unpaved access roads along the pipeline alignment. Southern California Gas Company will restore the Project workspaces to pre-construction conditions, and provide soil stabilization and reseeding of the Project area. No exceptions to the Exemptions apply.
County Clerk


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