Watt Avenue Water Main Extension (Streambed Alteration Agreement EPIMS Notification No. SAC-28848-R2)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW)
Document Title
Watt Avenue Water Main Extension (Streambed Alteration Agreement EPIMS Notification No. SAC-28848-R2)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project is limited to installation of a 16-inch diameter water main pipeline crossing under Sierra Creek along Watt Avenue. The installation will occur northeast of the existing box culvert bridge along Watt Avenue, using a jack and bore method. The pipeline crown will be located approximately 3 feet below the Sierra Creek bed. Excavations for bore and jack pits will be accomplished using conventional heavy duty excavation equipment. Water main installation will be conducted using trenchless methods that will not result in permanent impacts to Sierra Creek.

Contact Information

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


Northern California
Cross Streets
Navaho Drive and Watt Avenue
Parcel #
Other Location Info
Sierra Creek unincorporated community of Antelope
Other Information
0.1 miles to the southeast of the intersection of Navaho Drive and Watt Avenue.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Type – Class (3) and (4); California Code of Regulations, title 14, section 15303 and 15304.
Reasons for Exemption
Class 3 because the project consists of construction of a new small facility limited to the installation of a 16-inch water main that extends from existing utilities that are of reasonable to serve construction. Class 4 because the project consists of a minor public alteration to the condition of land that does not result in the removal of any healthy, mature, or scenic trees.
County Clerk


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