Deer Creek Water Exchange Pilot Program-Production Well Installation Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
Deer Creek Irrigation District (DICD)
Document Title
Deer Creek Water Exchange Pilot Program-Production Well Installation Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The proposed project will involve the drilling of one 900-foot deep test-production well. The production well will be drilled using a large truck-mounted reverse rotary drilling rig equipped with a mud pump, pipe rack, and drilling fluid holding tank/shaker system. Postential site impacts include minor disturbance of the ground surface within and adjacent to the drill location and a temporary increase in noise levels during drilling installation of the well. The proposed drilling location is in an area of annual grassland on privat property. The primary purpose of the project is to test the effectiveness and feasibility of groundwater exchange within the Deer Creek Irrigation District.

Contact Information

John Edson
Agency Name
Deer Creek Irrigation District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15306, 15304, 15303
Reasons for Exemption
Basic data collection, research, experimental management, and resource evaluation activities, which do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environment resource. This categorical exemption applies to the construction or conversion and location of limited numbers of new small facilities or structures. This exemption includes grading on land with a slope of less than ten percent.

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