Folsom Lake Intake Pump Station Phase 2 Geotech Investigation Project, SAA# 1600-2010-0121

Summary

SCH Number
2010098291
Lead Agency
Planning and Research, Office of (Office of Planning and Research)
Document Title
Folsom Lake Intake Pump Station Phase 2 Geotech Investigation Project, SAA# 1600-2010-0121
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The project is limited to Phase 2 geotechnical investigation within Folsom Lake. This consists of exploratory drilling and related sampling necessary to gain relevant information for the design of a proposed new Folsom Lake Intake and Pump Station. The project includes a total of four exploratory bores holes within the ordinary high water mark of Folsom Lake. Two borings will be land-based to depths of about 120 feet below existing ground level, and two borings will be lake-based borings to depths of at least 50 to 60 feet below the lake bottom floor. Lake based operations will include diesel powered drill rigs, two barges, and one support vessel.

Contact Information
Amy Kennedy
California Department of Fish and Game
North Central Region 1701 Nimbus Road, Suite A
Sacramento, CA 95670

916 358-2842

Location

Cities
Folsom
Counties
El Dorado

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15306, Class 6
Reasons for Exemption
Project will involve the basic data collection, research, and/or resource evaluation activities which do not result in a serious or major disturbance purposes to an environmental resource, as part of a study leading to an action which a public agency has not yet approved, adopted, or funded.
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