Okieville Emergency Water Supply Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Okieville Emergency Water Supply Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The residents of Okieville depend predominantly on shallow private wells for their water supply. Due to the effects of the ongoing drought, a large number of these wells have gone dry, are going dry, or the water contains contaminants making it unsafe to drink. As a result, the residents of this disadvantaged community do not have a reliable supply of safe drinking water. DWR has identified approximately 80 residential properties that are in need of a reliable and sustainable solution for drinking water .

Contact Information
Kevin Faulkenberry
California Department of Water Resources
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (559) 230-3300


Other Location Info

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
21080(b)(4); 15269(c)
Reasons for Exemption
This project falls under these Proclamations and Executive Orders by providing a safe and sustainable domestic water supply to residents in an area wih failing wells. The drought demands immediate action to prevent or mitigate the loss of water supply.

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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