Water Resources, Department of
(California Department of Water Resources)
Scott Creek Vegetation Removal
NOE - Notice of Exemption
DFD staff will remove vegetation by mowing and weed eating from a site where ten seismic inclinometers and two manholes existing along the SBA. The total distance of vegetation removal along these access roads totals approx 3,750. These access roads will be cleared to the full 10 ft width, with an additional 10 ft buffer around each inclinometer/manhole. Tree limbs will only be trimmed along the entry area under the tree canopy. Material will be removed from site or chipped in place. Total area to be mowed is approx 0.86 acres.
The State Water Project provides significant and important services to many Californians. This project is exempt b/c it involves routine maintenance activities. This project will not result in impacts to special status species or habitat. B/c this activity can be implemented w/o any significant environmental impacts, the exemption class 1 will be used for CEQA compliance.