Crafton Hills Reservoir Enlargement Project Geologic Exploration Program


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
Crafton Hills Reservoir Enlargement Project Geologic Exploration Program
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Geologic exploration will include the drilling of about 10 drill holes and excavating about 30 test pits to gather information necessary for planning and design for the proposed Crafton Hills Reservoir Enlargement Project. Drilling will be conducted with a truck-mounted and/or track-mounted drill rigs to depths of a minimum of about 100 feet and a maximum of about 150 feet. Test pits will be excavated at the dam and reservoir sites, proposed borrow sites and at the Yucaipa connection pipeline with a tracked hoe excavator to a maximum depth of about 20 feet taking bag soil samples every few feet or wherever a change in material occurs.

Contact Information

Ted Bruce
Agency Name
Department of Water Resources
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Bernardino

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15306 - Class 6
Reasons for Exemption
This geographic exploration is basic data collection which will not cause serious or major disturbance to environmental resources, information gathering necessary for feasibility studies/environmental impacts assessment for the Crafton Hills Reservoir Enlargement Project of the East Branch of the California Aqueduct of the State Water Project.

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