Geotechnical Investigation and Optional Piezometer Installation at Lake Alta Dam

Summary

SCH Number
2018098116
Lead Agency
Placer County Water Agency
Document Title
Geotechnical Investigation and Optional Piezometer Installation at Lake Alta Dam
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The geotechnical investigation will consists of drilling, sampling and logging of four (4) 5-inch diameter mud-rotary wash borings into the dam embankment and dam foundation for the purpose of obtaining samples of dam embankment and dam foundation materials for laboratory testing and to install new piezometers.

Contact Information
Kelly Shively
Placer County Water Agency
P.O. Box 6570
Auburn, CA 95604

(530) 823-4886

Location

Counties
Placer
Waterways
Lake Alta Dam
Township
16N
Range
10E
Section
35
Other Location Info
Community of Alta, in an unincorporated area of Placer County

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15306
Reasons for Exemption
The project consists of a geotechnical investigation, which will not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource. The information gathered will be used as part of a design document, which will lead to an action, which has not been approved, adopted or funded.
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