Alta Loop Pipeline Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
Placer County Water Agency
Document Title
Alta Loop Pipeline Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
A segment of treated water pipeline in Alta, in the vicinity of Alta Bonnynook Road and Alta Powerhouse Road is in need of replacement. The 4-inch wrapped steel pipe which was constructed in 1941 is deteriorated and is experiencing water quality issues. Approximately 2,500-feet of new 8-inch ductile iron pipeline will be installed within the existing alignment and will include replacement of services and appurtenances. There would also be approximately 1,200-feet of new pipeline and pressure reducing station installed in Cable Road, which would connect and loop the distribution system. There will be minimal amount of ground disturbance and construction will be within a 20-foot corridor with staging areas. The area is thick with vegetation, tree trimming and possible tree removal will occur.

Contact Information

Heather Trejo
Agency Name
Placer County Water Agency
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Citywide, Unincorporated
Cross Streets
Alta Bonnynook Road Alta Powerhouse Road, Cable Road

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 2, Sec 15302
Reasons for Exemption
The project consists of the replacement of existing public facilities where the new structure will be located on the same site and will have substantially the same purpose and capacity as the structure replaced.
County Clerk


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