Geomorphic Mapping at the California Aqueduct MP 230


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
Geomorphic Mapping at the California Aqueduct MP 230
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project consists of pedestrian surveys conducted by up to two geologists to evaluate land features, exposures and outcrops that may yield information directly related to the geomorphic mapping effort. One or more soil pits in each soil type will be dug by hand using a garden trowel or small folding trench shovel. Pits will be less than 24” deep and 24” across. A maximum of 40 samples, under one gallon each, will be collected. Samples will be used to describe geologic and pedologic characteristics of the materials and surrounding soils. Upon completion, each hole will be backfilled with original material and ground will be returned to original condition.

Contact Information

Todd Percival
Agency Name
Department of Water Resources
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Division of Operations and Maintenance
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Other Information
The proposed Project is approximately four miles south of Buttonwillow adjacent to the California Aqueduct near Milepost 230.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 6 (Sec. 15306) Information Collection
Reasons for Exemption
The project consists of basic data collection and does not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource. No sensitive biological or cultural resources have been identified in the area.


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