Columbia Elementary School Drought Response Outreach Program for School (DROPS)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fresno Unified School District
Document Title
Columbia Elementary School Drought Response Outreach Program for School (DROPS)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
Fresno Unified School District

Document Description
The project includes the addition of Rain Barrels to existing rain gutter/storm water roof diversion downspouts to capture stormwater for later diversion to low impact development (LID) storm water management systems (bio basins,bioswales, and raised bed bio/water treatment features) to treat and infiltrate captured storm water.

Contact Information
Jason Duke
Fresno Unified School District
4600 N. Brawley Ave
Fresno, CA 93722

Phone : (559) 457-3261


Other Location Info
1025 S. Trinity Street, Fresno, CA 93706

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304. Minor Alterations to Land
Reasons for Exemption
CEQA guidelines Section 15304 (b) exempts minor alterations to land including new gardening or landscaping, including the replacement of existing conventional landscaping with water efficient or fire resistant landscaping.


Notice of Exemption
Columbia DROPS   PDF 357 K

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