Mill Creek Horizontal Directional Drilling Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Northern and Eureka Region 1 (CDFW)
Document Title
Mill Creek Horizontal Directional Drilling Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Project is limited to the horizontal direction drilling (HDD) of a bore path under Mill Creek through which 5-inch high density polyethylene (HDPE) conduit and underground fiber optic cable will be placed. An AT40 Ditchwitch directional drill machine will be used to bore the underground path. The projects are connected to several ongoing projects conducted by Siskiyou Telephone Company to provide fiber optic connectivity to the Scott Valley area.

Contact Information

Helen Bowman
Agency Name
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 4, Minor Alterations to Land
Reasons for Exemption
The project as proposed will only minorly alter the condition of the land and will not involve the removal of any trees.


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