Delta Seismic Study


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
Delta Seismic Study
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Present Land Use
Seismic monitoring stations
Document Description
This project entails drilling to a depth of approximately 100-150 feet below ground surface in three different locations throughout the Delta using a Cone Penetrometer Test (CPT) drill rig. Locations are adjacent to existing seismic monitoring stations to collect data in support of the development of a seismic response model for the Delta.

Contact Information

Jason R Duda
Agency Name
Department of Water Resources
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
California Department of Water Resources
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Byron, Dixon, Stockton
Contra Costa, San Joaquin, Solano
Northern California
Other Information
Coordinates for each location = -121.842377, 38.37706___-121.560389, 37.827306___-121.450798, 37.898399

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
This project is exempt because it involves basic data collection for resource evaluation. This project will not result in impacts to special species or habitat, cultural resources, or any other resource areas. As such, the Categorical Exemption Class 6 will be used for CEQA compliance.


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