East Inyokern Mutual water Company, Operation of well 4 (Replacement to Well 2)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
State Water Resources Control Board
Document Title
East Inyokern Mutual water Company, Operation of well 4 (Replacement to Well 2)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) as the lead agency will be issuing a water supply permit. The east Inyokern Mutual Water Company will drill Well 4 to replace Well 2, a 50-gallon per minute (gpm), 350-foot well, which collapsed near the same location. Well 4 will pump not more than 55-gpm and will be drilled to a depth of 450 feet. 20-40 feet of 3-inch diameter piping will be installed to connect the well to the current distribution system. Well 2 will be destroyed. This project will provide for the operation of the facilities.

Contact Information
Jesse Dhaliwal
State Water Resources Control Board
Tehachapi District Office 4925 Commerce Drive, Suite 120
Bakersfield, CA 93309

Phone : (661) 335-7315


Cross Streets
plains ave and oriole st
Other Location Info

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 2,3 - S: 15302,03
Reasons for Exemption
The replacement of well 2 with well 4 is class 2. In that it involves replacement of existing utility structures where the new structure will be located on the same site as the structure replaced and involving negligible expansion of capacity (<10%, section 15302(c)). The well can also fall under class 3, as it is small new equipment not exceeding 2,500 sq. ft (<125 gpm). the piping to connect the well to the existing system, consists of class 3 water main utility extensions of reasonable length to service small new construction, (,16 inches in diameter, <1 mile in length)

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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