South Bay Aqueduct (SBA) Mowing MM 18.47 – 35.27 (OM-DFD-2020-002)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
South Bay Aqueduct (SBA) Mowing MM 18.47 – 35.27 (OM-DFD-2020-002)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
Department of Water Resources

Document Description
Delta Field Division (DFD) staff will perform maintenance along the SBA pipeline easement. Staff will use an industrial mower, weed whackers, and hand tools to clear vegetation at SBA vault locations. DFD staff will utilize a water truck or spray tank as fire control. Staging of equipment will be on established paved and unpaved roads. Total mowed area will be approximately 16 acres. All work is within DWR right of way.

Contact Information
Sara Paiva-Lowry
Department of Water Resources
1416 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-9342


Other Location Info
Mile Markers: MM 18.47 – MM 35.27 Interstate 580 and 680

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The State Water Project provides significant and important services to many Californians. This project is exempt because it involves routine maintenance activities. This project will not result in impacts to special status species or habitat. Because this activity can be implemented without any significant environmental impacts, the Categorical Exemption Class 1 will be used for CEQA compliance.


Notice of Exemption
2020040162_NOE SBA Mowing MM 18   PDF 469 K

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