SBA Erosion Repair MM 11.78 (OM-DFD-2022-016)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
SBA Erosion Repair MM 11.78 (OM-DFD-2022-016)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
DWR Staff will be repairing erosions along the South Bay Aqueduct. A backhoe and hand tools will be used to excavate the erosion site to remove any existing gravel or soil with poor structure around multiple erosions. Native soil is stored at the Patterson Yard stockpile location, and the backhoe will be staged to load haul trucks as needed at this location to transport the soil. A water truck will be used to wet soils during compaction and for dust mitigation. Staging and access will be via existing DWR access roads and improved lots. All work is within DWR right of way.

Contact Information

Todd Percival
Agency Name
Department of Water Resources
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Parties Undertaking Project

Sara Paiva-Lowry
Agency Name
Department of Water Resources
Job Title
Environmental Program Manager I
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Parties Undertaking Project


Northern California
Cross Streets
Patterson Pass and East Ave
Other Location Info
South Bay Aqueduct
Other Information
Coordinates: Start: LAT: 37°40'40.96"N LONG: 121°41'48.58"W. End: LONG: 37°40'30.07"N LONG: 121°42'0.80"W

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 critical 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. The Categorical Exemption Class 1 will be used for CEQA compliance as this activity will be implemented without any environmental impacts.
County Clerk


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