Thermalito Afterbay Seepage Return Well Replacement Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Thermalito Afterbay Seepage Return Well Replacement Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
DWR proposes to replace six existing shallow seepage wells along the west embankment of the Thermalito Afterbay. The site is owned by DWR. The replacement wells will be drilled on the same gravel pads that the existing wells are on and will connect to the existing discharge lines. Vernal pools in the area will be avoided.

Contact Information
Robin Carter
California Department of Water Resources
460 Glen Drive
Oroville, CA 95966

Phone : (530) 534-2570



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
sec 15302
Reasons for Exemption
15302 for the replacement or reconstruction of existing structures and facilities where the new structure will located on the same site as the original one and will have substantially the same purpose and capacity as the original. This project will involve replaced old and non-functioning wells at the same locations with the same purpose and capacity as the originals.

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