Volta Road Vegetation and Rodent Burrow Removal


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
Volta Road Vegetation and Rodent Burrow Removal
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
A California Conservation Corps crew will use chainsaws and hand tools to remove almond trees from the Aqueduct right-of-way. The felled trees will be placed in a wood chipper; the wood chips will be spread on the Aqueduct embankment. Roundup will be applied on tree stumps to prevent future growth. Rodent burrows that threaten the integrity of the Aqueduct will be filled and compacted with soil using hand tools.

Contact Information

Eleuterio Diaz
Agency Name
California Department of Water Resources
Job Title
Planner/Scheduler and Utility Craftsworker Supervisor
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Banos
Southern California
Cross Streets
Approximately 5.4 miles southwest of the City of Los Banos.
California Aqueduct
Other Location Info
The Project is located on the left (L) side of the California Aqueduct (Aqueduct), from milepost (MP) 76.78L to MP 82.18L, approximately 5.4 miles southwest of the City of Los Banos. The Project is located between Volta Road on the northwest, and Mervel Avenue.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304 (Minor Alterations to Land)
Reasons for Exemption
Work consists of minor alterations to land and vegetation. The work will not remove healthy, mature, scenic, trees. Categorical exemption 15304 (Minor Alterations to Land) applies.


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