South Bay Aqueduct (SBA) 2021 MM 18.47 - 35.27 (OM-DFD-2021-013)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
South Bay Aqueduct (SBA) 2021 MM 18.47 - 35.27 (OM-DFD-2021-013)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Delta Field Division (DFD) staff will perform maintenance along the SBA pipeline easement. Staff will use an industrial mower, weed whackers, and hand tools to clear vegetation at SBA vault locations. DFD staff will utilize a water truck or spray tank as fire control. Staging of equipment will be on established paved and unpaved roads. Total mowed area will be approximately 16 acres. All work is 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
Sara Paiva-Lowry
Environmental Program Manager
Lead/Public Agency
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-9342


37°28'51.58"N 121°54'51.11"W
San Francisco Bay Area
Cross Streets
Interstate 580 and 680.
Other Information
South Bay Aqueduct (SBA) Mile Markers: MM 18.47 – MM 35.27

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.
County Clerk


Notice of Exemption
NOE SBA Mowing 2021 MM 18   PDF 418 K

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