Owens Lake Emergency Project

Summary

SCH Number
2017058303
Lead Agency
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 6 (Lahontan), Victorville
Document Title
Owens Lake Emergency Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The project is to implement preventative measures in order to protect in-place existing dust control measures on Owens Lake due to high runoff expected from the above-average snowpack in the eastern Sierra Nevada. Proposed emergency best management practices include armoring of some berms using rip-rap and lining of other berms using HDPE liner with sand bags, super-sack totes, and k-rails.

Contact Information
Jan M. Zimmerman
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 6 (Lahontan), Victo
16095 Amargosa Road, Bldg 2, Suite 210
Victorville, CA 92394

760-241-8583

Location

Coordinates
36.514771°'"N 117.969053°'"W
Counties
Inyo
Cross Streets
Owens Lake
Other Location Info
Lone Pine

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
S:15269, 21080
Reasons for Exemption
The Water Board finds that the project is statutorily exempt pursuant to CCR, title 14, section 15269(c), Emergency Projects, for specific actions necessary to prevent or mitigate an emergency.
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