Application of BMPs to Reduce Runoff from Irrigated Agriculture


SCH Number
Public Agency
Contra Costa Resource Conservation District (CCRCD)
Document Title
Application of BMPs to Reduce Runoff from Irrigated Agriculture
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The project consists of converting from furrow irrigation to tomatoes to drip irrigation of tomatoes at five parcels ranging from 29 acres to 144 acres. A system of 6-inch diameter aluminum pipe, 6-inch diameter plastic pipe, and 5/8-inch plastic drip tape will be assembled on the land surface to deliver water to the crops. The aluminum pipe will be connected to existing pump systems.

Contact Information
Mark Lane
Contra Costa Resource Conservation District
Lead/Public Agency
5552 Clayton Road
Concord, CA 94521

Phone : (925) 672-6522 x115


Contra Costa

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15304
Reasons for Exemption
The project consists of replacing conventional furrow irrigation practices with water efficient drip irrigation systems. Some minor trenching in previously excavated (farmed) land with backfilling of existing soil may occur.

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