Fort Ross Test Wells and Geotechnical Investigation


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Fort Ross Test Wells and Geotechnical Investigation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Evaluate the subsurface conditions at the site and provide geotechnical recommendations for a future Visitor Improvement project. The evaluation includes hydrogeological services to aid State Parks in locating and establishing a suitable new water source(s) at the Park to facilitate a new well and a gravity-fed water conveyance system (including a water storage tank and a pipeline) to supplement or replace the existing water system located near Fort Ross Creek.

Contact Information

Brad Michalk
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant / Parties Undertaking Project


Northern California
Cross Streets
State Route 1 at Fort Ross Road
State Highways
Hwy 1
Pacific Ocean
Other Location Info
Fort Ross State Historic Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304 & 15306
Reasons for Exemption
The project consists of the minor public or private alterations in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees, except for forestry or agricultural purposes; and basic data collection, research, experimental management, and resource evaluation activities which do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource. These may be strictly for information gathering purposes, or as part of a study leading to an action which a public agency has not yet approved, adopted, or funded.
County Clerk


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