Rawson Canal Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 6 (Lahontan), Victorville
Document Title
Rawson Canal Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
The Project can be accessed via Poleta Road/ E. Line Street, east of Bishop, Inyo County.

Document Description
The purpose of this Project is to realign a 400-foot section of Rawson Canal and install a new 5-foot culvert under Poleta Road because the existing culvert is in need of repair. The existing culvert will be abandoned in place and backfilled with slurry. The new canal will be moved 75-feed west of the existing alignment, and will include the construction of a concrete headwall, wingwalls, apron, and cutoff wall.

Contact Information
Tiffany Steinert
Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board
15095 Amargosa Road, Bldg 2, Ste 210
Victorville, CA 92394

Phone : (760) 241-7305


Other Location Info
The Project can be accessed via Poleta Road/ E. Line Street, east of Bishop, Inyo County.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15304
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, and section 15304, Minor Alterations to Land, for the maintenance of and minor alteration to an existing canal structure with little or no expansion of use.


Notice of Exemption
2019080001   PDF 228 K

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