Projects funded under California's Sustainable Groundwater Management Act benefitting Severely Disadvantaged Communities. El Nido Groundwater Monitoring Wells.

Summary

SCH Number
2019080247
Lead Agency
Merced Irrigation District
Document Title
Projects funded under California's Sustainable Groundwater Management Act benefitting Severely Disadvantaged Communities. El Nido Groundwater Monitoring Wells.
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
8/13/2019

Document Description
The proposed project would include the installation of 2 groundwater monitoring wells along Hwy 59 near the town of El Nido, and almost immediately north of the Chowchilla River. Each will be designed to be a nested well to contain multiple 2-inch pipes measuring groundwater at multiple isolated depths, possibly reaching below the Corcoran formation.

Contact Information
John Sweigard
Merced Irrigation District
744 West 20th Street
Merced, CA 95340

Phone : (209) 722-5761

Location

Counties
Merced

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Other
Type, Section or Code
See reasons for exempt
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed project is exempt from CEQA because it falls within the so-called ucommon sense" exemption pursuant to CEQA guidelines, section 15061(b)(3), which indicates that CEQA only applies to projects that have a "significant effect on the environment". The proposed actions are categorically exempt under CEQA Guidelines §15301(dass 1), covering operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, teasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures 15303(class 3}, covering the construction of new small structures or facilities §15304(class 4) covering minor public or private alterations to the condition of land or water §l5306(class 6) covering data collection, research, experimental management, and resource evaluation activities.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2019080247   PDF 1247 K

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