Water Delivery Improvements


SCH Number
Public Agency
North Kern Water Storage District
Document Title
Water Delivery Improvements
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
North Kern Water Storage would install Water Delivery Improvement control and monitoring instruments at 112 District-owned wells and water level sensing equipment at 14 remote terminal unit (RTU) locations within the District. The WDI equipment installation includes the following: magnetic flowmeters, water quality sensors, telemetry units, evapotranspiration stations (ET) stations and water level sensors. Construction activities associated with the installation of the WDI equipment would include the installation of conduit for field instrumentation and wiring, and a 4x4 foot concrete support pad. The trench for conduit would be approximately 36 inches deep, up to 12 inches in width, and extend up to 30 feet in length. Each RTU location would also include a 35 foot power pole, solar requipment, a SCADAPack controller to monitor the local water levels and a 900 MHz radio to communicate data back to the main office. The WDI project would be implemented over a 3 year period, starting in March of 2018.

Contact Information

Richard Diamond
Agency Name
North Kern Water Storage District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


State Highways
east Hwy 43 and Hwy 99

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15303
Reasons for Exemption
The Water Delivery improvements consists of construction and location of limited numbers of new, small structures; installation of small new equipment in small structures; and the conversion of existing small structures where only minor modifications are made to the exterior of the structure (CEQA Guidelines, Article 19, Section 15303)

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