California Aqueduct Milepost 100.481 Panoche Water District Pipeline Leak Repair


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
California Aqueduct Milepost 100.481 Panoche Water District Pipeline Leak Repair
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Panoche Water District requested permission to encroach on the DWR ROW to excavate a leaking pipeline at MP 100.481. The excavated area will be about 30 feet long, 30 feet wide, and 7 feet deep; about 83 cubic yards of material will be excavated. Once the pipeline is exposed, necessary repairs will be made to stop the leak, this could include removing and replacing a section of pipe or replacing other parts. Once the work is completed the area will be backfilled and compacted. Panoche Water District will benefit from this work.

Contact Information
Frank Ruiz
Department of Water Resources San Luis Field Division
31770 Gonzaga Road
Gustine, CA 95322

Phone : (209) 827-5134


Other Location Info
The work site is located in the DWR right-of-way (ROW) on the left side (L) of the California Aqueduct at milepost (MP) 100.48, approximately 0.07 miles northwest of the intersection of Shields A venue and the Aqueduct.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
DWR will issue an encroachment permit to Panoche Water District to locate and repair a pipeline in the DWR ROW at MP I 00.48L. Minor alterations of land will occur only in areas with an average slope of less than 20 percent. Categorical exemption l 5305(b) (Minor Alterations in Land Use Limitations Issuance of Minor Encroachment Permits) applies.


Notice of Exemption
2019110175 SignedMP100   PDF 111 K

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