Line 1600 Couser Canyon Hydrotest Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality
Document Title
Line 1600 Couser Canyon Hydrotest Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The purpose of the Project is to conduct hydrostatic strength testing of approximately 5.13 miles of an existing 16-inch diameter natural gas pipeline. The majority of the work will occur within undeveloped areas that will be accessed via unpaved, existing access roads.

Contact Information

Shawn Agarwal
Agency Name
State Water Board
Job Title
Engineering Geologist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Diego
Southern California
Other Location Info
Located within the unincorporated communities of Fallbrook and Valley Center, as well as other unincorporated communities in San Diego County. The Project coordinates are 33.32176°N, 117.098644°W.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301 - Existing Facilities
Reasons for Exemption
The project involves maintenance of an existing natural gas line and will not result in any expansion of use. No exceptions to the exemption apply.


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