Indian Wells Valley Groundwater Authority Geotechnical Investigation


SCH Number
Public Agency
Indian Wells Valley Groundwater Authority (IWVGA)
Document Title
Indian Wells Valley Groundwater Authority Geotechnical Investigation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Project would conduct geotechnical test borings to investigation and determine soil composition and conditions to assist with the designs of a 50-mile water conveyance pipeline from California City to Ridgecrest, California. Project activities would include best management practices and biological monitors to avoid environmental resources.

Contact Information

Carol Thomas-Keefer
Agency Name
Indian Wells Valley Groundwater Authority
Job Title
General Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant / Parties Undertaking Project


California City, Ridgecrest
Northern California
Other Location Info
see attached map

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15306 ’ Class 6 - Information Collection
Reasons for Exemption
The Project is exempt pursuant to Section 15306 for basic data collection to assess soil composition for design of a future pipeline project. The soil borings would not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource. The activities are strictly for information gathering purposes.
County Clerk


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