Kaweah Subbasin Groundwater Monitoring Well Installation Project

Summary

SCH Number
2020080434
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Kaweah Subbasin Groundwater Monitoring Well Installation Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
8/25/2020
Project Applicant
Department of Water Resources

Document Description
In 2014, the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) was signed into law requiring local Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSAs) to manage groundwater in their service area that necessitates the development of an adequate network of appropriately spaced groundwater monitoring wells. With secured funding, DWR has established the Technical Support Services (TSS) program to help GSAs meet their SGMA requirements by providing services to install groundwater monitoring wells, conduct downhole video logging, and training on methods to accurately monitor groundwater levels. See NOE for Full Details.

Contact Information
Steven Springhorn
Department of Water Resources
901 P Street, Room 313B
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 651-9273

Location

Counties
Tulare
Other Location Info
EK-1 approximately 1,000 feet west of the intersection of State Highway 245 and Avenue 364; EK-2 approximately 3,700 feet north of the intersection of Road 156 and Avenue 360; GK-1 approximately 3,500 feet north of where Road 80 crosses St. Johns River:; GK-2 approximately 10,300 feet north of the intersection of Road 152 and Avenue 216; MK-1 approximately 2,600 feet north of the intersection of Road 36 and Laurel Avenue; and MK-2 approximately 1,000 feet north of the intersection of State Highway 137 and Road 20.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15306
Reasons for Exemption
Work activities will consist of installation of six groundwater monitoring wells. Project activities are covered under Categorical Exemption Class 6 Section 15306 (Data Collection) of the California Environmental Quality Act. No sensitive biological or cultural resources have been identified in the areas.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020080434_Kaweah Subbasin   PDF 248 K

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