MP 230.70 to 231.35 Surveys


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
MP 230.70 to 231.35 Surveys
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
Department of Water Resources

Document Description
Surveys of the California Aqueduct will be conducted to determine the extent and nature of existing damage and inform repair designs. Department personnel will conduct field surveys using a laser scanning device (terrestrial LiDAR), and bathymetric surveys in the canal using an unmanned remote operated boat. Laser scanning devices will be set up on tripods at several locations along the Aqueduct. A trailer truck will be used to transport the boat to and from the site. A hoist on the vehicle will be used to place the boat into the canal and retrieve the boat when bathymetric surveys are complete.

Contact Information
Shelly Amrhein
Department of Water Resources
1416 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-6973


Other Location Info
The project is located approximately 3 miles south of Buttonwillow, along the California Aqueduct, upstream and downstream of the Elk Hills Road overcrossing, from milepost 230.70 to milepost 231.35.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The project consists of surveys and data collection for information gathering purposes to inform possible future repairs to damaged infrastructure.


Notice of Exemption
2019120358_MP 230   PDF 638 K

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