Jordan Avenue and Valerio Street Mainline Replacement


SCH Number
Public Agency
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Document Title
Jordan Avenue and Valerio Street Mainline Replacement
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The proposed project consists replacing 5,841ft of ductile iron water main in the LADWP West Valley District, in the Canoga Park neighborhood of the City of Los Angeles. The proposed project will replace 6-inch and 8-inch mainlines through rolling construction with trench sections 2 feet wide and 4 feet deep. Construction is anticipated to begin April 13, 2023. The following section of mainline will be replaced: 6-inch Mainline: 2,512 feet along Valerio St (55-ft ECL Topanga Canyon Boulevard and 31-ft WCL Canoga Avenue). 665 feet along Owensmouth Avenue (32-ft NCL Valerio Street and 24-ft NCL Wyandotte Street). 8-inch Mainline: 2,664 feet along Jordan Avenue (39-ft NCL Valerio St and 29-ft NCL Hart Street).

Contact Information

Marshall Styers
Agency Name
Los Angeles Department of Power and Water
Job Title
Environmental Specialist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant / Parties Undertaking Project


Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Jordan Avenue and Valerio Street
Total Acres
5,841 linear ft
State Highways
Canoga Park Elementary School, Ingenum Charter School
Los Angeles River

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15301, Class 1, Section 15302, Class 2
Reasons for Exemption
In accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act, this project is Categorically Exempt from CEQA review pursuant to section 15301 (Existing Facilities) and 15302 (Replacement or Reconstruction). Section 15301, Class 1 consists of the operation repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of the existing or former use. Section 15302, Class 2 consists of 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 the replacement or reconstruction of existing utility systems/facilities involving negligible or no expansion of capacity. The proposal for the Jordan Avenue and Valerio Street Mainline Replacement Project meets the requirements of these exemptions; therefore, no further CEQA review is required.
County Clerk
Los Angeles


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