Periodic Removal of Vegetation on Metropolitan Property in Southwestern Riverside County

Summary

SCH Number
2005098362
Public Agency
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Document Title
Periodic Removal of Vegetation on Metropolitan Property in Southwestern Riverside County
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
9/26/2005

Document Description
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (Metropolitan) proposes to periodically remove vegetation on property owned by Metropolitan in southwestern Riverside County. This project includes removal of vegetation in Metropolitan's Diamond Valley Lake and Lake Skinner conveyance and distribution area. Metropolitan proposes to remove vegetation along the boundaries of its properties, as necessary, in southwestern Riverside County in order to reduce the fire hazard. Methods for vegetation removal include mowing and hand work. The vegetation removal would be performed in areas that do not contain sensitive resources.

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

Phone : (213) 217-7658

Location

Cities
Hemet Murrieta San Jacinto Temecula
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 maintenance or minor alteration of existing public structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving no expansion of use beyond that existing at the time of the lead agency's determination. The proposed project also consists of minor alterations in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees.

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