Geomorphic Mapping at the California Aqueduct MP 230

Summary

SCH Number
2020110033
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Geomorphic Mapping at the California Aqueduct MP 230
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
11/2/2020
Project Applicant
Division of Operations and Maintenance

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
Department of Water Resources
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-2908
todd.percival@water.ca.gov

Location

Coordinates
35°20'24"N 119°27'5.76"W
Counties
Kern
Regions
Unincorporated
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.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
MP230_Geo_Mapping_NOE   PDF 166 K

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