South Haiwee Dam Geotechnical Instrumentation Installation


SCH Number
Public Agency
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Document Title
South Haiwee Dam Geotechnical Instrumentation Installation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Present Land Use
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP)
Document Description
Under the supervision of the Division of Safety of Dams, LADWP proposes to install an extensometer at the dam of the South Hai wee Reservoir to monitor future possible settlement of backfill placed in an abandoned access shaft. An 8-inch borehole will be drilled at the crest of the dam to a depth of 90 feet.

Contact Information

Jane Hauptman
Agency Name
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


State Highways
U.S. Route 395
Other Location Info
The South Haiwee Dam is located in Inyo County, California, about 10 miles south of the community of Olancha, just east of U.S. Route 395.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301 Existing Facilities
Reasons for Exemption
Section 15301 - Existing Facilities consists of the operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public structures involving negligible or no expansion of existing or former use. Section 15301 (m) includes minor repairs and alterations to existing dams and appurtenant structures under the supervision of the Department of Water Resources.


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