Routine Maintenance Activities in Unimproved Channels


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Westlands Water District
Document Title
Routine Maintenance Activities in Unimproved Channels
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The project involves the removal of sand, silt, sediment or other debris and obstructions that inhibit or redirect the flow of water in the channels. Furthermore, the project foresees the repair and/or replacement of cement sacks, rip-rap and gabions as well as minor erosion control work all to protect District pipelines and related equipment in the streambeds.

Contact Information
Thaddeus Bettner
Westlands Water District
PO Box 6056
Fresno, CA 93703

Phone : (559) 241-6215



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Sec 15301
Reasons for Exemption
The project provides for routine maintenance, repair and slight modifications of existing structures and facilities and does not expand or increase the existing uses of the facilities. In addition, the project enhances public safety by rehabilitating existing flood control structures and protects wildlife resources by removing debris from their habitat.

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