Gas Transmission Pipeline Erosion Mitigation


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB)
Document Title
Gas Transmission Pipeline Erosion Mitigation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The proposed project activities include: • Mowing and clearing the project area; • Removing 16 native and non-native trees; • Trimming seven native and non-native trees; • Removing up to 30 linear feet of existing concrete swale; • Restoring a minimum of 3 feet of coverage over the exposed pipeline; • Installing a new rip rap swale; • Installing backfill to match the existing grade at the top of the swale; • Installing 25 square yards of biodegradable erosion control blanket along the northern boundary of the proposed swale; • Excavating accumulated debris and soil from the failed concrete swale; • Dewatering if necessary; • Preforming corrective grading of slope and contour for the rip rap swale; and • Hydroseeding using an appropriate native seed mix.

Contact Information

Kim Sanders
Agency Name
State Water Resources Control Board
Job Title
Envl. Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Cruz
Northern California, Southern California
Parcel #

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Statutory Exemptions. State code number: 15282(k)
Reasons for Exemption
Project scope involves the maintenance, repair, and restoration of existing pipelines and does not exceed one mile in length.


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