California Aqueduct Milepost 147.00L Westlands Water District Water Valve Repair


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
California Aqueduct Milepost 147.00L Westlands Water District Water Valve Repair
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Westlands Water District (WWD) requested encroachment permission to excavate and repair its damaged ground valve located in DWR1s right-of-way (ROW). The work area is approximately 30 feet by 30 feet and the excavated pit will be about 10 feet wide by 10 feet long by 6 feet deep. The damaged valve will be removed and replaced. Once the work is complete, the area will be backfilled and compacted. WWD will benefit.

Contact Information

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

Agency Name
Dept of Water Resouces
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Other Location Info
The work site Is located on the left side (L) of the California Aqueduct (Aqueduct) at milepost (MP) 147.00, approximately 2.75 miles southeast of the intersection of South El Dorado Avenue and the Aqueduct.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15305 (b)
Reasons for Exemption
WWD requests encroachment permission to repair an existing valve in DWR's ROW. DWR is the Responsible Agency issuing an encroachment permit to WWD. 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. WWD is responsible for any additional CEQA and will obtain any necessary permits.


Notice of Exemption

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