Ross Reservoir Landslide Repair Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Marin Municipal Water District
Document Title
Ross Reservoir Landslide Repair Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
Marin Municipal Water District

Document Description
The proposed Ross Reservoir Landslide Repair Project involves stabilization of an active slide downslope from the existing Ross Reservoir. The landslide stabilization requires removal of trees and vegetation in the landslide repair area, construction of two tie-ins to the existing 24-inch outlet pipe installation of benches cut into the bedrock, installation of a drainage system within the slide stabilization area, construction of a slope buttress, revegetation of the slide area, relocation of a water transmission line, and construction of a new access road and access improvements. The full project description and avoidance measures are included as Appendix A of this Notice of Exemption. Additional information on the project is provided in Appendix B of this Notice of Exemption. As an initial step in furtherance of the Ross Reservoir Landslide Repair Project, the District has approved the removal of trees and vegetation obstructing the landslide repair area.

Contact Information
Alex Anaya
Marin Municipal Water District
220 Nellen Avenue
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Phone : (415) 945-1588



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 21080(b)(4); 15269(b)(c)
Reasons for Exemption
The project qualifies for exemption pursuant to Section 21080(b)(4) and 15269(b)(c) because the project involves an emergency repair to publicly owned services facilities necessary to maintain service essential to public health and safety, and represents specific actions needed to prevent an emergency. Further discussion of why this project is exempt from CEQA is provided in Appendix C of this Notice of Exemption.


Notice of Exemption
2020010391_Ross Reservoir Landslide Repair Project NOE filed January 24, 2020   PDF 11481 K

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