Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 6 (Lahontan), South Lake Tahoe
(Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 6 (Lahontan))
Kern River Depth of Cover Project WQC
NOE - Notice of Exemption
The Project is to inspect the pipeline right-of-way and to maintain a minimum 3-foot depth of cover over buried sections of the pipe. Depending on the results of the inspection, cover materials will be placed as needed and where needed so as to maintain a minimum 3-foot depth of cover over buried sections of the pipe. Authorized cover materials include soil and ungrouted rock rip-rap and pre-cast articulated concrete-block.
The pipeline right-of-way roughly parallels Interstate 15 from the California/Nevada state line to Daggett, and includes two delivery laterals (Mountain Pass Lateral and High Desert Lateral), San Bernardino County.
Notice of Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The Water Board finds that the Project is categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to CCR, title 14, section 15301. Existing Facilities, for the maintenance of and minor alteration to an existing facility
with negligible to no expansion of use.