Devil Canyon Vegetation Removal and Road Grading


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
Devil Canyon Vegetation Removal and Road Grading
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The purpose of the project is to clear vegetation around the Devil Canyon penstocks and surrounding roads to ensure access to the penstocks for routine maintenance and dewatering activities. Surrounding roads and staging areas will also be cleared of vegetation and graded as necessary to improve access to the site. Methods used to clear vegetation include mowing, weed whacking, and hand removal. Road grading will involve use of a grader to improve roads and staging areas.

Contact Information

Sara Paiva-Lowry
Agency Name
Department of Water Resources
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Bernardino
San Bernardino
Other Location Info
Devil Canyon Power Plant, approximately 5 miles north of the City of San Bernardino.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, Class 1
Reasons for Exemption
This project is exempt because it involves routine maintenance of an existing State Water Project facility without 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 environmental impacts, the Categorical Exemption Class 1 will be used for CEQA compliance.


Notice of Exemption

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