California Aqueduct Reach 7 Ponding Basins Vegetation Removal

Summary

SCH Number
2018118402
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
California Aqueduct Reach 7 Ponding Basins Vegetation Removal
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
11/26/2018

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
California Department of Water Resources
San Luis Field Division 31770 Gonzaga Road
San Luis Obispo, CA 95322

Phone : (209) 827-5123

Location

Cities
Fresno
Counties
Fresno

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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