Westlands Water District MP 138.25L Water Pipe Repair


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
Westlands Water District MP 138.25L Water Pipe Repair
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
WWD has requested an encroachment permit from DWR to excavate and repair its damaged concrete pipe in the DWR right-of way (ROW) at MP 138.25L. A 30 foot long by 30 foot wide by 7 feet deep trench will be excavated and the damaged section of pipe will be removed and replaced. Once the repair is complete, the excavated area will be backfilled and compacted. A privately-owned pipe is also located In the work area, but work on this pipe is not part of project. WWD will benefit.

Contact Information

Brandon Silva
Agency Name
Dept. of Water Resouces
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Westlands Water District (WWD)
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Other Location Info
The project Is located on the left side (L) of the California Aqueduct (Aqueduct) at MP 138.25L, approximately 3.36 miles southeast of the intersection of W. Mount Whitney Avenue and the Aqueduct.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15305 (b)
Reasons for Exemption
Work involves a WWD repair of its existing pipeline in DWR's ROW. DWR is the Responsible Agency issuing an encroachment permit to WWD. WWD will complete any additional CEQA and will obtain any permits. Work consists of minor alterations to land with an average slope of less than 20 percent. Categorical Exemption 15305(b) (Minor Alterations of Land Use· Limitations--lssuance of Minor Encroachment Permits) applies.


Notice of Exemption

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