Pipeline 5 Reline Project at San Luis Rey Canyon


SCH Number
Public Agency
San Diego County Water Authority
Document Title
Pipeline 5 Reline Project at San Luis Rey Canyon
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project will reline approximately 9,000 feet of existing 96-inch diameter prestressed concrete pipe along Pipeline 5 of the Second Aqueduct. Project work will include excavation of portals along the pipeline to provide access, installation of a steel liner, and rehabilitation/repair of ancillary facilities and structures along the relined pipeline including installation of a new isolation vault. Project work will be limited to the existing Water Authority’s right-of-way and temporarily impacted areas will be returned to pre-impact condition following construction.

Contact Information

Sean Paver
Agency Name
San Diego County Water Authority
Job Title
Senior Water Resources Specialist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Parties Undertaking Project


San Diego
Southern California
Other Location Info
Unincorporated San Diego County, within the communities of Fallbrook and Bonsall, along the Second Aqueduct within San Luis Rey Canyon

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1 Existing Facilities (Sec. 15301); Class 2 Replacement or Reconstruction (Sec. 15302); Class 3 (Sec. 15303)
Reasons for Exemption
The work activities consist of repair, maintenance, and replacement, of existing public facilities, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that existing at the time this notice was executed. Maintenance and replacement of existing facilities and construction of new small structures are specifically categorically exempted from CEQA per the Water Authority's Administrative Code implementing CEQA [§8.00.060(a)1(i); §8.00.060(a)2(i); §8.00.060(a)3(i)].
County Clerk
San Diego


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