Estero Americano Watershed Dairy Enhancement Projects 2008-2009


SCH Number
Public Agency
Gold Ridge Resource Conservation District (GRRCD)
Document Title
Estero Americano Watershed Dairy Enhancement Projects 2008-2009
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
This project consists of the constructing a composting pad and a concrete solids separator pit to improve manure management and distribution, and to reduce the amount of wastewater generated on a dairy. A solids separator and composting facility will greatly enhance nutrient management and the transfer and distribution of manure to farm fields. These are pasture management dairy enhancement projects. The projects involve the installation of water pipeline and purchase of water troughs to facilitate rotational grazing, improve pasture management practices and to reduce pressures from overgrazing in critical areas.

Contact Information
Patricia Hickey
Gold Ridge Resource Conservation District
Lead/Public Agency
PO Box 1064
Occidental, CA 95465

Phone : (707) 874-2907


Other Location Info
Valley Ford, CA

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Construction of Small Structures The composting pad and solid separator pit are accessory (appurtenant) structures. The installation of water pipeline and the purchase of new troughs qualifies under Class 3 as new construction of limited small new facilities and installation of small, new equipment and facilities in small structures.

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 or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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