South Bay Aqueduct (SBA) Geotechnical Exploration

Summary

SCH Number
2015068056
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
South Bay Aqueduct (SBA) Geotechnical Exploration
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
6/4/2015

Document Description
Project involves the installation of four inclinometers. The geologic exploration will consist of four vertical borings with a truck-mounted CME 750 or similar drilling rig. Each boring will be approx. 8" in diameter and extend to a depth of 40 feet below existing grades. Cuttings will be spread on the ground adjacent to each drill hole. Where drill cuttings have the potential to erode, bio-degradable fiber rolls will be used. New access roads will be mowed prior to grading, and will be inspected by a biological monitor. Existing access roads and new access roads will be graded to allow the drill rig access.

Contact Information
Jerry Snow
California Department of Water Resources
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-7213

Location

Cities
Milpitas
Counties
Santa Clara

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15303, Class 3
Reasons for Exemption
New Construction or Conversion.
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