California Aqueduct Reach 7 Ponding Basins Vegetation Removal


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
California Aqueduct Reach 7 Ponding Basins Vegetation Removal
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Consevation Corps (CCC) and DWR's San Luis Field Division willl clear all woody vegetation from the two ponding basins in Reach 7. Chain saws and other hand tools will be used; vegetation will be stacked on the basin berms to be burned at a later date. Remaining stumps left in the gound will be sprayed with a non-surfactant herbicide to prevent future growth. A mower pulled by a tractor will mow the basins and will make the fewest passes possible. The mower blades will be at least 6 inches off the ground. Trash will be collected and disposed of appropriately. The State Water Project Contractors will benefit.

Contact Information

Brandon Silva
Agency Name
California Department of Water Resources
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301 - Class 1
Reasons for Exemption
Vegetation removal and mowing in existing DWR ponding basins.

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