Delta Field Division (DFD) Fire Break Mowing


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
Delta Field Division (DFD) Fire Break Mowing
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
DFD staff will maintain all vegetation within an ~25 to 30 foot swath beginning at the BAPP main access road (Kelso Road) to the administrative building overlook (to the southeast) extending ~one quarter mile. This swath includes all vegetation from the fence line to the roadway. Mowing will follow the fence line, which also serves as right of way. Mowing will create firebreak behind O&M fuel tanks located between the road and the fence line. Access to the site is directly off Kelso Road, which is the main entrance into DFD. The entire compound is within the DFD right of way.

Contact Information

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

Agency Name
Department of Water Resources
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Contra Costa
Cross Streets
Kelso Road
Other Location Info
Banks Pumping Plant
Other Information
Banks Pumping Plant

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1, Sec. 15301(b)
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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