Excavation of the Decomposed Granite Pit at Lake Skinner and Modification of the High Water Road at Diamond Valley Lake

Summary

SCH Number
2005048219
Lead Agency
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Document Title
Excavation of the Decomposed Granite Pit at Lake Skinner and Modification of the High Water Road at Diamond Valley Lake
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
4/14/2005

Document Description
Metropolitan proposes to excavate materials from the decomposed granite pit at Lake Skinner and to modify the high water road at Diamond Valley Lake. Both projects are located within Riverside County. Metropolitan proposes to remove vegetation from and grade the perimeter road around the pit, remove vegetation by hand from the pit, excavate rock material, and haul the material to a storage location at the Robert A. Skinner Filtration Plant. Metropolitan proposes to place K-rails in several locations along the edge of the high water road to ensure public safety. In locations where K-rails have been installed, Metropolitan proposes to widen the opposite side of the road to allow emergency vehicle access.

Contact Information
Jennifer Harriger
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
P.O. Box 54153
Los Angeles, CA 90054

Phone : (213) 217-7658

Location

Cities
Hemet
Counties
Riverside
Regions
Unincorporated

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15301, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed project consists of the operation, repair, maintenance, or minor alteration of existing public structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible expansion of use beyond that existing at the time of the lead agency's determination. The proposed project also consists of the minor alterations in the conditions of land, water, and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees.
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