Hurley Substation Utility and Driveway Repair (Streambed Alteration Agreement EPIMS Notification No. SAC-39344-R2)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW)
Document Title
Hurley Substation Utility and Driveway Repair (Streambed Alteration Agreement EPIMS Notification No. SAC-39344-R2)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project is limited to the replacement of failing sewer and water lines at Sacramento Municipal Utility District’s (SMUD) Hurley Substation by routing new lines underground below the substation driveway. The existing sewer and water lines will be capped and abandoned, and a new sewer line will be installed. A new water line will be installed and connected to an existing. Stormwater ponding issues at the substation entry gates will be corrected by installing an underground storm drain. The driveway south of Hurley Way will be repaved and designed to direct stormwater to a drain and then discharged to Chicken Ranch Slough. The storm drain inlets will be precast concrete constructed at the low points of the driveway. The storm drain will be constructed below the driveway and will be PVC C900 with the last five (5) feet of the drainpipe and outlet being reinforced concrete pipe. The outlet will be constructed in the concrete bank of Chicken Ranch Slough. The storm drainpipe will be installed as shallow as possible to maintain minimum embedment requirements and will maintain a minimum vertical clearance of one (1) foot from both sewer and water service. Construction equipment will be restricted to paved or disturbed surfaces and will not encroach within the banks of Chicken Ranch Slough.

Contact Information

Benjamin Huffer
Agency Name
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
Parcel #
Chicken Ranch Slough (tributary to American River)
Other Information
2018 Hurley Way

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Type – Class (1, 3 and 4); California Code of Regulations, title 14, sections (15301, 15303 and 15304)
Reasons for Exemption
Class 1 because the repair and maintenance involves negligible or no expansion of existing or former use. Class 3 because the project consists of construction and location of limited numbers of new, small facilities or structures and installation of small new equipment and facilities in small structures. Class 4 because the project is a minor alteration to Chicken Ranch Slough and does not involve the removal of healthy, mature, or scenic trees.
County Clerk


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