Ocotillo Wells State Vehicular Recreation Area - Event Center Irrigation


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Ocotillo Wells State Vehicular Recreation Area - Event Center Irrigation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
This project is a simple irrigation installation. No timer is required, a manual valve will be installed on the existing water line. The purpose of this project it to provide water to eleven trees that are currently watered by hand. On the existing property, there are shade structures on concrete slabs and restrooms. A tubular, metal fence encompasses the area where the irrigation line will be installed. In total, 390 feet of¾ inch PVC pipe will be installed in a 1 foot deep by 6 inch wide trench. There are two areas where metal curbs will intersect with the proposed irrigation line. This part of the ditch will be dug by hand. The majority of the ditch will be dug with a trencher, the trenches will be covered overnight. During the excavation, an archaeological monitor will be required

Contact Information

Brian Robertson
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Ocotillo Wells District
Contact Types
Project Applicant


near Borrego Springs

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15311, Placement of minor accessory
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt because it falls within the CE class listed above. Proposed activities described above do not have the potential for causing a significant effect on the environment. A CEQA Project Evaluation Form for the project is on file at the Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division office listed above.


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