Franks Tract Geotechnical Exploration


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
Franks Tract Geotechnical Exploration
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
DWR is proposing to conduct geotechnical explorations at Threemile Slough. The information is needed to evaluate project alternatives for the Franks Tract Project, Exploration will include auger borings and/or cone penetration test (CPT) probing up to 100 feet deep, and hand auger borings up to 8 feet deep. Subsurface exploration or borings will take place on land as well as in the waterway. Drilling spoils will be placed in drums and removed from the sites. Upon completion of a boring or CPT, holes will be backfilled with a neat cement or cement/bentonite grout.

Contact Information

Amy Young
Agency Name
California Department of Water Resources
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Exploration within water will have very minor impacts to sediments and will be conducted within allowed work window to avoid impacts to fish species. Exploration on land will not take place near sensitive species.

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