Seismic Monitoring Station Installations Ch14 and Ch23 (OM-SLFD-2020-005-2)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
Seismic Monitoring Station Installations Ch14 and Ch23 (OM-SLFD-2020-005-2)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
DWR will install new seismic stations near the CAAQ at Check 14 and Check 23. The stations will have a new sensor pad at the Check site. The new sensor will consist of a 7” diameter access cover encased in 6” of concrete with up to 10’ of buried 2” PVC conduit running from the pad to the existing Control Room. The sensor pad will include a 3” PVC cased boring to be grouted in-place to a depth of 20’. Transportation will be heavy duty flatbed pickups and trailers. Equipment will be staged along existing roadways. Stations will be within DWR right-of-way.

Contact Information
Todd Percival
Department of Water Resources
Lead/Public Agency
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-2908

Division of Operations and Maintenance
Project Applicant


36°50'1.07"N 120°44'31.24"W
Fresno Kern
Other Location Info
Check 14 (36°50’1.07”N, 120°44'31.24"W) Check 23 (35°42'27.37"N, 119°47'1.00"W)

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1, Existing Facilities, Section No. 15301(m)
Reasons for Exemption
The State Water Project provides significant and important services to many Californians. This project is exempt because it involves minor work activities to appurtenant structures under the supervision of the Department of Water Resources. This project will not result in impacts to special status species or habitat without any significant environmental impacts.


Notice of Exemption
NOE Seismic Monitoring Station - SLFD and SJFD Ch14 and Ch23   PDF 420 K

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