Fire Hardening of Booster Pump Stations - Roof Replacements


SCH Number
Public Agency
San Lorenzo Valley Water District
Document Title
Fire Hardening of Booster Pump Stations - Roof Replacements
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project will replace wood roofs on six water pump stations with metal roofs, fire hardening these facilities which are integral to the operation of the water supply system. These booster pump stations provide potable water and fire suppression for the community. This project will help ensure public water security and improve water supply reliability for the community by protecting our water from potential impacts of wildfire.

Contact Information

Chris Klier
Agency Name
San Lorenzo Valley Water District
Job Title
Environmental Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant


Boulder Creek
Santa Cruz
Other Location Info
6 booster pump stations located on SLVWD property in Boulder Creek, CA

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15301, Class 1
Reasons for Exemption
The booster pump station structural fire hardening project is categorically exempt under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15301, Class 1 existing facilities. A Class 1 exempt project consists of the operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of existing or former use. A qualified archaeologist will consult the cultural records for the booster pump stations to confirm the stations are not historic and a qualified biologist will conduct a desktop review to identify any special-status species that have a potential to be encountered during the fire hardening retrofits.
County Clerk
Santa Cruz


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