Geologic test pit excavation (15 sites)


SCH Number
Public Agency
State Water Resources Control Board
Document Title
Geologic test pit excavation (15 sites)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Hydravlie excavator or backhoe used to excavate test pits in terrace deposits. Pit size maximum 3' x 5' x 20' deep, to be backfilled immediately upon completion of logging and sampling. Topsoil will be set aside and turned to top of backfill. Sample and access locations do not impact wetlands waters of the U.S. Purpose is to determine suitability of deposits for construction materials. Beneficiary is State of California.

Contact Information

Ralph HInton
Agency Name
California Dept. Water Resources
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Colusa, Glenn

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15304 (f)
Reasons for Exemption
Categorical Exemption #15304 (f) for minor alterations to land, specifically minor trenching and backfilling where surface is restored.

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