BAPP Bench Drains/Vegetation Removal


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
BAPP Bench Drains/Vegetation Removal
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
DFD staff will remove vegetation from the top of each bench drain located along the BAPP intake channel and the adjacent hillsides next to the pumping plant. Areas from the shooting range to the main road leading to BAPP will be mowed as needed. Sediment and debris will also be removed from culvert openings and concrete v-ditches within the bench drains located along the intake channel and around the pumping plant.

Contact Information

Jerry Snow
Agency Name
California Department of Water Resources
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Contra Costa
Other Information
Harvey O. Banks Pumping Plant (BAPP) Delta Field Division

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15301 C:1
Reasons for Exemption
The State Water project provides significant and important services to many Californians. This project is exempt because it involves routine maintenance activities. This project will not result in impacts to special status species or habitat. Because this activity can be implemented without any significant environmental impacts, the Categorical Exemption Class 1 will be used for CEQA compliance.

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