Tule Subbasin Advisory Committee/Tule Basin Water Quality Coalition (TBWQC) Monitoring Wells TSMW-l U and TSMW-lL

Summary

SCH Number
2020060214
Lead Agency
Tulare County
Document Title
Tule Subbasin Advisory Committee/Tule Basin Water Quality Coalition (TBWQC) Monitoring Wells TSMW-l U and TSMW-lL
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
6/11/2020
Project Applicant
Pixley Irrigation District GSA, 357 E. Olive Ave., Tipton, CA 93272, (559) 752-5050
Present Land Use
agricultural land

Document Description
This project includes the installation of two groundwater monitoring wells within the Tule Subbasin consistent with the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA). The wells have been designed and will be located in an area considered "data-gap" based on existing wells and monitoring data. The wells will be located approximately 100 feet from each other. Well TSMW-lU will be drilled to a depth of 410 feet and Well TSMW-lL will be drilled to a depth of 1,010 feet.

Contact Information
Hector Guerra, Chief Environmental Planner
Tulare County Resource Management Agency
5961 S. Mooney Blvd.
Visalia, CA 93277

Phone : (559) 624-7000
hguerra@co.tulare.ca.us

Location

Cities
Pixley
Counties
Tulare
Regions
Unincorporated
Cross Streets
Ave 88 and Road 96
Parcel #
313-150-024
Township
23 S
Range
24 E
Section
3
Base
MDBM
Other Location Info
The project is located approximately 1,678 feet north of the Avenue 88 and Road 96 intersection, approximately 2.5 miles southwest of the community of Pixley.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 3 Section 15303 New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures
Reasons for Exemption
This action is consistent with Class 3 Section 15303 New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures, as activities associated with the project include the drilling, construction, and testing of two groundwater monitoring wells consistent with Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) requirements. The project site is located on previously disturbed agricultural land and no other construction-related activities are proposed with the project. As such, Section 15303 is applicable and appropriate for this project.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
Pixley Irrigation District Monitoring Wells 6-9-20   PDF 76 K

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