Drop 3 Unit 2 Repairs Project (No. 200265)


SCH Number
Public Agency
Imperial Irrigation District
Document Title
Drop 3 Unit 2 Repairs Project (No. 200265)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Drop 3 Unit 2 hydraulic turbine has experienced severe oil leaks originating from the blade servomotor, main shaft and adjustable Kaplan blade runner and require the repair and/or reconditioning of these components to eliminate the risk of compromising the economics of Unit 1 by forcing a significant outage. Restoration of the integrity of the turbine parts will assure that optimal energy output, reliability of operation and environmental soundness will be maintained.

Contact Information

Donald Vargas
Agency Name
Imperial Irrigation District
Job Title
Environmental Compliance Administrator
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant


El Centro, Holtville
Citywide, Countywide
Other Location Info
South of Hwy 98 and west of the I-8 Junction, along the all-American Canal, east of Holtville, CA. See attached location map.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Sec.15301 (Class 1)
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt under Section 15301 (Class 1 exemption) for the reason that it entails 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 existing or former use beyond that existing at the time of the lead agency‘s determination; these include but are not limited to, existing facilities of both investor and publicly owned utilities used to provide electric power or other public utility services.
County Clerk


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