Hanley Water Installation Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD)
Document Title
Hanley Water Installation Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Hanley Residence Project (Project) will install a new domestic water line for the purpose of supplying domestic water and fire protection services to a new single-family manufactured home in the unincorporated area of Riverside County. The manufactured home site is currently a 1.25 acre vacant (undeveloped) property. The Project proposes to place 345 linear feet of 8” DIP zinc-coated water main, including one 1” domestic water service and 3/4” meter for the manufactured home and a 6” fire hydrant at the end of the 345 ft line for fire protection and to facilitate periodic flushing of the line. The pipeline will be connected to an existing 16” steel water main within the paved public road right-of-way of Vee Bee Road. The pipeline will be constructed at an approximate depth of 4-5 ft within an existing unimproved (dirt) private road. Construction duration is expected to last approximately 30 days.

Contact Information

William Patterson
Agency Name
Coachella Valley Water District
Job Title
Environmental Supervisor
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Sky Valley
Parcel #
Other Location Info
19850 Vee Bee Road, Sky Valley, CA

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 21080(b)(1); 15268
Reasons for Exemption
State CEQA Guidelines §15268 (Ministerial Projects) are exempt from the requirements of CEQA. The determination of what is “ministerial” can most appropriately be made by the particular public agency involved based upon its analysis of its own laws, and each agency should make such determination either as a part of its implementing regulations or on a case-by-case basis. This projects seeks approval of individual CVWD utility domestic water service connection. This action is assumed to be ministerial.

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
State CEQA Guidelines §15282 (Other Statutory Exemptions) provides a list of existing statutory exemptions which include: (k) The installation of new pipeline or maintenance, repair, restoration, removal, or demolition of an existing pipeline as set forth in Section 21080.21 of the Public Resources Code, as long as the project does not exceed one mile in length.
County Clerk


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