California Aqueduct Road Grading/V-ditch Clearing


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
California Aqueduct Road Grading/V-ditch Clearing
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
DFD staff will grade the secondary access road of the CAAQ from Check 1 (MM 5.95) to Check 8 (MM 45.97). The dirt access road is approximately 38 nukes king by 30 feet wide. Total area to be graded is approximately 138 acres. A grader will follow behind to fill holes and return the roadway to design specifications. Any dirt that is pushed away from the road by the grade will be given another pass with the grader to push material back onto the road, and then graded again. DFD staff will also re-grade the V-ditch that runs the length of the CAAQ secondary and primary roads. Material will be removed from the V-ditches with the grader to allow proper drainage, and then re-graded into the road shoulders or back onto the embankment using a road grader.

Contact Information

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


Alameda, San Joaquin, Stanislaus
Other Location Info
Various Cities
Other Information
California Aquduct (CAAQ) Mile Markers 5.95 to 45.97

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
C:1 S:15301
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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