Maintenance of Four Silverwood Lake Stream Gauging Stations


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
Maintenance of Four Silverwood Lake Stream Gauging Stations
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The maintenance activities include the hand clearing of vegetation from the streambed and the lower portion of the stream bank for 100 to 140 feet upstream and 50 feet downstream of each of the four stream gauging stations for Silverwood Lake. By properly maintaining the stream gauging stations, DWR ensures the accurate measurement of the natural inflow into Silverwood Lake. *SEE NOE FOR FULL DETAILS

Contact Information

Frank Llamas
Agency Name
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Bernardino
Other Location Info
The four stream gauging stations are located on two of the major tributary creeks of Silverwood Lake, near the city of Hesperia, CA. 1) Upper Cleghorn Cyn. Crk. Station is 1. 7 miles west of Silverwood Lake; 2) Lower Cleghorn Cyn. Crk Station is 0.5 miles west of Silverwood Lake; 3) Upper Miller Cyn Crk Station is 1.4 miles east of Silverwood Lake; and 4) Lower Miller Cyn Crk Station 0.1 miles east of Silverwood Lake.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
This project is exempt because it involves maintenance of existing facilities of the State Water Project [Section 15301 (b) of CEQA]. The SWP serves as a major water source for southern California.


Notice of Exemption

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