CAAQ 4.46 Weir Maintenance – Spring (OM-DFD-2021-003)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
CAAQ 4.46 Weir Maintenance – Spring (OM-DFD-2021-003)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
DWR staff will perform maintenance the access route to the weir site. The total area for maintenance is approximately 0.2 acres. Staff will use an industrial mower on established pathways, hand tools and weed whackers to remove vegetation within the project footprint to maintain the weir efficacy for monitoring purposes. No in water vegetation removal will occur. Removed vegetation will be hauled to green waste bins at DFD HQ for disposal at an offsite facility. All equipment staging will be located along the paved roadway. All work is within DWR right of way.

Contact Information

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


Northern California
Cross Streets
Bruns Rd and Christensen Road.
Other Location Info
Bethany Reservoir, California Aqueduct (CAAQ), Mile Markers: MM 4.46

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1, Existing Facilities, Section No. 15301(b)
Reasons for Exemption
The State Water Project provides significant and important services to many Californians. This project is exempt because it involves routine maintenance activities. This project will not result in impacts to special status species or habitat. Because this activity can be implemented without any significant environmental impacts, the Categorical Exemption Class 1 will be used for CEQA compliance.


Notice of Exemption

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