Bethany Dam 1 Drilling


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Bethany Dam 1 Drilling
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Project Geology will drill one 8-inch hole at the toe of Bethany Dam 1 in order to collect seismic data. Hole will be grouted; the top two feet of the bore hole will be backfilled with soil. The project footprint is approximately 0.63 acre and includes the proposed borehole, 12 foot access road, and turn around that will be used by the drill rig and support vehicles.

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

Phone : (916) 653-7213



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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