Chemistry Pumping Improvements


SCH Number
Public Agency
University of California, Davis
Document Title
Chemistry Pumping Improvements
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
UC Davis proposes to install new heating and cooling pumps in the basement of the Chemistry Building that will serve the Chemistry and Chemistry Annex buildings. The scope of work includes removal of obsolete equipment in the Chemistry mechanical room; installation of a new skid to convert steam to heating hot water; install an industrial hot water generator system and new hot water pumps and cooling pumps; install a new electric motor control center (MCC) and new electrical components to support the new equipment.

Contact Information

Heather Davis
Agency Name
University of California, Davis
Job Title
Associate Director of Environmental Planning
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant / Parties Undertaking Project


Cross Streets
Hutchison Drive & California Ave, UC Davis

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1 (15301): Existing Facilities
Reasons for Exemption
Minor alterations of facilities and mechanical equipment within existing space qualifies as categorically exempt under Exemption Class 1 of the Guidelines for the Implementation to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). This exemption applies to the operation, repair, permitting, leasing, maintenance or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities or mechanical equipment, involving negligible or no expansion of an existing use. In addition, none of the exceptions for application of a categorical exemption apply to this project.


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