Cressey Elementary School - Water System Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
Ballico-Cressey School District (BCSD)
Document Title
Cressey Elementary School - Water System Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The volatile organic compound 1,2,3 - trichloropropane (TCP) has been detected in the Cressey Elementary Schools main source for portable water, in exceedance of the SWRCB DDW maximum contaminant level of 0.005 micrograms per liter. In order for the school to address this issue and be in compliance per SWRCB standards, the project will add GAC filtration units to the water system. The units are to be placed on a concrete slab and be housed in a shed. The construction of the shed is proposed to protect the units from damage and vandalism. The construction of the shed will not alter or change the environmentt. The shed and concrete slab are estimated to be 256 sq ft. The project will also include a new 5,000 gallon storage tank, backup generator, electrical system, and relocation of the existing pressure tank.

Contact Information

Agency Name
Black Water Consulting Engineers, Inc.
Job Title
Assistant Engineer
Contact Types
Project Applicant

Ed Hickman
Agency Name
Ballico-Cressey School District
Job Title
Maintenance and Operations Director
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cressey (census-designated place)
Northern California
Cross Streets
Crocker Avenue and 3rd Street

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
California Code of Regulations, Title 14, Article 19, 15301 and 15303
Reasons for Exemption
The construction of the small structure is covered under section 15303. The structure will be considered an accessory structure since it will be used to house equipment. Section 15301 covers the small alteration to the land were the concrete slab will be poured to act as the foundation for the building and the relocation of the existing tank.
County Clerk


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