Category: Featured Projects

Cal Poly Volleyball Complex MND

California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) proposes to develop a beach volleyball complex within the San Luis Obispo campus’ designated “Campus Instructional Core”. Proposed improvements include but are not limited to five new National Collegiate Athletic Association regulation sand volleyball courts, terraced concrete seat walls and bleachers for spectator seating, an announcer’s podium, lighting, audio… Read more »

Calleguas Municipal Water District – Las Virgenes Municipal Water District Interconnection Project

Padre prepared an EIR for the Calleguas Municipal Water District – Las Virgenes Municipal Water District Interconnection Project. The project would improve water reliability for both water districts by connecting the potable water systems of the two regional water purveyors, including construction of new pipelines, a new pump station, and a minor expansion of the… Read more »

Ojai Valley Inn and Spa – Geotechnical Services

The Ojai Valley Inn and Spa (OVI) is a luxury destination hotel. The Inn has been honored in the prestigious, Condé Nast Traveler Magazine Top 100 Hotels in the World, editor-selected Gold List, and has been chosen by Travel + Leisure publication readers as one of the Best Hotels in the World. OVI is persistent… Read more »

Fiber Optic Cable Installations and Subsequent Decommissioning Projects

In the rapidly developing world of telecommunications and data transmission, Padre has had the opportunity to support the full life cycle of several trans-Pacific cable projects. Initially efforts included preparation of Environmental Impact Reports (EIRs) related to the installation and operation, of the California offshore and inland segments of fiber optic cables from Southeast Asia… Read more »

Sedgewick Elementary School Expansion Project

The Cupertino Union School District (District) proposed to purchase a 1.48-acre property adjacent to the Sedgewick Elementary School for a school expansion project (not to result in the addition of classrooms or students to the existing school). The expansion site was the subject of a cleanup program conducted under the oversight of the California Department… Read more »

Kern County Public Works – Biological Services

Project Name: On-Call Biological Services Contract, Kern County, California Services: Biological Surveys and Monitoring Client: Kern County Public Works Department Padre has a contract with the Kern County Public Works Department to provide biological surveys and monitoring for various road related activities including road widening, sidewalk adjustments, street lights, and other related activities.  Padre biologists… Read more »

Besant Hill School – Geotechnical Services

  Besant Hill School was impacted by the Thomas Fire (December 2017) which destroyed faculty housing, a maintenance facility, and other structures on the campus. As part of the reconstruction effort, Padre was retained to provide the following services:   Perform geotechnical studies to evaluate subsurface conditions for one bridge abutment and development of the… Read more »

Agromin Composting and Soil Amendment Facility EIR

Padre prepared an Environmental Impact Report (EIR), on behalf of the County of Ventura for the proposed Major Modification to the Conditional Use Permit for the Agromin Composting and Soil Amendment Facility (Project) located off Arnold Road, in the unincorporated area of Ventura County. The Project would allow for continued use of the facility until… Read more »

Mallard Farms Pipeline Replacement Project

Padre is providing construction monitoring for regulatory permit compliance and environmental oversight for the Mallard Farms Pipeline Replacement Project. The project involves the replacement of an approximately 1.7-mile segment of refined products pipeline from Honker Bay to the Grizzly Island Wildlife Area in the Suisun Marsh area of the Delta using horizontal directional drilling (HDD)… Read more »

Encina Marine Oil Terminal Decommissioning Project

Padre and its subconsultant Longitude 123 prepared a Project Execution Plan (PEP) on behalf of Cabrillo Power I LLC addressing the decommissioning of its Encina Marine Oil Terminal (MOT). The MOT historically supported electrical energy production at the Encina Power Station in Carlsbad, California and is partially located offshore within a State Lease area. The… Read more »