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
Department of Water Resources
Lead/Public Agency
1001 Brad Freeman Trail Trailer B
Oroville, CA 95966

Phone : (916) 716-6076

California Department of Water Resources
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.


Notice of Exemption
NOE Application - Delta Seismic Study (Signed)   PDF 167 K

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