Baughman Flume to Pipe Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
Placer County Water Agency
Document Title
Baughman Flume to Pipe Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Baughman Flume to Pipe project includes replacing a 200-foot wooden flume with a new 24 inch pipeline. The pipeline construction will include a blow off valve/vault at the lowest elevation of the new pipe. PCWA crews would insta ll the pipeline within the current alignment of the existing flume. The flume has experienced multiple leaks from deteriorated tin and timbers. The flume is a burden to maintain and is also at risk if a fire were to occur in the area.

Contact Information

Heather trejo
Agency Name
Placer County Water Agency
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Cassell Lane and Wells Avenue

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 2, Section 15302 (c) and Class 3, Section 15303 (d)
Reasons for Exemption
The project consists of replacement or reconstruction of existing structures and facilities where the new structure will be located on the same site as the structure replaced and will have substantially the same purpose and capacity as the structure replaced, including replacement of existing utility systems. (Guidelines Article 19, Section 15302 (c)) The project consists of construction and location of a new, small facility or structure, which includes water or other utility extensions. (Guide lines Article 19, Section 15303 (d))
County Clerk


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