Landfill Cap Auger Exploration


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
Landfill Cap Auger Exploration
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Project Geology staff will perform exploration which consists of advancing approximately 13 borings using a three-inch diameter hand auger and collecting soil samples. The borings are spaced approximately 200 feet apart along the perimeter of the cap and will be advanced to a maximum depth of three feet. All the borings will be located along the outside edge of the cap, approximately five to ten feet from the hinge-point, or top of slope. Samples will be collected from excavated soils and the exposed voids will be backfilled with cuttings. Staging will be on existing roadways. All work is within DWR right of way.

Contact Information

Jerry Snow
Agency Name
Department of Water Resources
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Contra Costa
Cross Streets
Cross roads of Christensen rd and Bruns Rd.
Other Location Info
California Aqueduct Mile Marker 2.34

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 6, 15306
Reasons for Exemption
The State Water Project provides significant and important services to many Californians. This project is exempt because it involves data collection without major disturbance to an environmental resource. This project will not result in impacts to special status species or habitat. Because this activity can be implemented without any significant environmental impacts, the Categorical Exemption Class 6 will be used for CEQA compliance.


Notice of Exemption

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