Bracken Brae and Forest Springs Consolidation Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
San Lorenzo Valley Water District
Document Title
Bracken Brae and Forest Springs Consolidation Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
The existing pipeline is located within the public ROW. Forest Springs and Bracken Brae water storage tanks sites and proposed pump station site are designated as rural residential (R-R).
Document Description
The purpose of the Bracken Brae and Forest Springs Consolidation Project (proposed project) is to consolidate and incorporate two small mutual water companies, Bracken Brae and Forest Springs, into the SLVWD system. The proposed project includes the following actions: installation of 8,960 linear feet of 10- and 12-inch diameter water main in the existing SLVWD right-of-way (ROW); installation of a new pump station in located within an easement on APN 082-03-118, located at the corner of Ridge Drive and Big Basin Highway; demolishing the two existing 17,500-gallon existing concrete block Forest Springs water storage tanks (37,000 gallons total capacity) and four 10,000-gallon (40,000 gallons total capacity) Bracken Brae temporary water storage tanks; and installation of one or two water storage tanks (total 120,000-gallon capacity) at the existing Forest Springs water storage tank site.

Contact Information

Carly Blanchard
Agency Name
Job Title
Environmental Programs Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Boulder Creek
Santa Cruz
Countywide, Unincorporated
Cross Streets
State Highway 236 (Big Basin Highway), Oak Avenue, Hazel Brake, West Park Avenue, Park Street, a
Total Acres
Parcel #
APN 083-23-102, APN 082-03-118
State Highways
HWY 236, HWY 9
Boulder Creek Elementary School
Boulder Creek

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, District 5, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW)
Development Types
Other (Water storage tank 120,000 gallons)
Local Actions
Water Storage Facility
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Energy, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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