Residential Water Meter Improvement Project

Summary

SCH Number
2022030223
Public Agency
Santa Nella County Water District
Document Title
Residential Water Meter Improvement Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
3/8/2022
Document Description
The project consists of the replacement of the existing water meters and water meter lids on residential services with Sensus water meters and Smart Point readers for remote recording of water usage. The project consists of the installation of 192 new Sensus meters, 335 new Smart Point readers, and 335 new meter lids on existing service laterals and meter boxes. The purpose of the project is to improve system operation and maintenance and promote water conservation by implementing a consumption-based billing structure.

Contact Information

Name
Amy Montgomery
Agency Name
Santa Nella County Water District
Job Title
General Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant

Location

Cities
Santa Nella County Water District
Counties
Merced
Regions
Northern California
Cross Streets
Vera Cruz Drive and Santa Nella Boulevard
Zip
95322
Total Acres
120
Jobs
1
State Highways
State Highway 33
Waterways
San Luis Wasteway, Delta-Mendota Canal, San Joaquin/Kings River, CA Aqueduct, O'Neill Forebay

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
California Code of Regulations, Title 14, Article 19, 15302 Class 2, and 15303 Class 3
Reasons for Exemption
The installation of Sensus water meters, Smart Point readers, and water meter lids on the residential services will be located in the same location as the existing water meters and will have the same purpose and capacity. Furthermore, the installation of water meters is considered new construction or conversion of a small structure. CCR, Title 14, Article 19, Section 15302 Class 2 and 15303 Class 3 provides for Categorical Exemption. Construction will occur on previously developed and disturbed property either owned by the District, on public property, or with private owner authorization.
County Clerk
Merced

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