Citrus Reservoir Pre-Feasibility Geologic Exploration

Summary

SCH Number
2005078223
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
Citrus Reservoir Pre-Feasibility Geologic Exploration
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
7/14/2005

Document Description
Located in a citrus orchard, the project involves drilling 2 six inch bore holes sites B and C) between 60 and 100 feet in depth and excavating a test pit (site A) that is 20' x 20' and 40 feet in depth. The excavated earth from the pit will be placed adjacent to the pit in an area that is 100' x 100'. The project could also result in the removal of some of the trees. Total area impacted is 0.5 acres.

Contact Information
Mary Miller
Department of Water Resources
Lead/Public Agency
770 Fairmont Avenue, Suite 102
Glendale, CA 91203-1035

Phone : (818) 543-4698

Location

Counties
San Bernardino
Other Location Info
City: Mentone

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15306
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed project is located outside of critical habitat for the federally-listed San Bernardino Kangaroo Rat (SBKR). A permitted SBKR biologist surveyed the orchard on June 17, 2005, but found no evidence of this species. Therefore, no significant impact is expected. The proposed work is exempt because its purpose is to gather geologic information on the feasibility of constructing a reservoir on the site.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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