Orocopia Mountain Wildlife Water Development


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish & Game Eastern Sierra-Inland Deserts Region
Document Title
Orocopia Mountain Wildlife Water Development
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The project involves installation of: (1) two small diversion dams (15 ft. wide x 2 ft. long); (2) two 10,000 gallon storage tanks and two 2,500 gallon drinkers; and (3) 6"-ABS pipeline. The dam will divert portions of the water within the wash to the drinker and tank. The tank and drinker will be buried with an exposed opening (4 ft. x 8 ft.) to the drinker. Temporary footprint impact is 2 acres at each site. Permanent footprint impact is < 0.10 acre.

Contact Information
Conrad Jones
California Department of Fish & Game
P.O. Box 2160
Blythe, CA 92226

Phone : (760) 922-1738



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15303, 15304, 15333
Reasons for Exemption
Construction of dam and installation of tank and drinker will have minor alterations to the land. Project will be implemented on a designated wildlife management area and will improve wildlife habitat. Project will have no significant adverse impact on endangered, rare, or threatened species or their habitat.

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