Installation of Sutter County Groundwater Monitoring Well No. 5 (SCMW - 5)


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Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Installation of Sutter County Groundwater Monitoring Well No. 5 (SCMW - 5)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
A direct mud rotary drill will be used to drill an exploratory test hole to an approximate depth of 1,500 feet below the ground surface (bgs). A monitoring well with up to 4 separate well screens will be installed after completion of test hole reaming. Wells may be installed to a maximum depth of 1,000 feet bgs. The well will be used to monitor groundwater levels and water quality in multiple aquifer zones.

Contact Information
Stacy Heminway
California Department of Water Resources
Division of Operations and Maintenance San Joaquin Field Divisio 4201 South Sabodan Street
Bakersfield, CA 93313-9639

Phone : (916) 376-9643


Other Location Info

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304, 15306, 15301(b)
Reasons for Exemption
This project involves construction of a groundwater well and basic data collection. DWR staff determines that the project will not result in major disturbances to an environmental resource. Groundwater sampling and water level monitoring will be conducted on a routine basis. There may be some minor alterations in the condition of the land, but there will be no effr.

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