Reservoir #3 Replacement and Pipeline – Geotechnical Investigation


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Reservoir #3 Replacement and Pipeline – Geotechnical Investigation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Conduct geotechnical investigations and utility location services around the existing Reservoir #3 water tank and between the tank and the visitor center at Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument to guide placement of new water tanks and the installation of a new waterline connection between the new tanks and the visitor center.

Contact Information

Brad Michalk
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Job Title
Statewide CEQA Coordinator
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant / Parties Undertaking Project


San Luis Obispo
Northern California
Cross Streets
Hearst Castle Rd @ Hwy 1
State Highways
Hwy 1
Other Information
Hearst Castle SHM

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15304 & 15306
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the operation or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities or topographical features involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond current levels; the minor public or private alterations in the condition of land and/or vegetation which do not include the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees, and consists of basic data collection, research and resource evaluation activities which do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource, and is included as “Resource management projects” and “soils and structural engineering tests” in the Department of Parks and Recreation’s list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR §15300.4.


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