Monterey Subbasin Monitoring Well Installation Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
Salinas Valley Basin Groundwater Sustainability Agency (SVBGSA)
Document Title
Monterey Subbasin Monitoring Well Installation Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Installation of 5 monitoring wells in the Monterey Subbasin. These wells will be used to collect groundwater elevation data at strategic locations and will become part of the representative monitoring networks for the Subbasin. The data from these wells will be used to evaluate groundwater conditions under the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act.

Contact Information

Sarah Hardgrave
Agency Name
Salinas Valley Basin Groundwater Sustainability Agency
Job Title
Deputy General Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant


Other Location Info
Multiple locations (5 wells in public right of way)
Other Information
M-GWL-1 Lat/Long 36.589353/-121.710274 M-GWL-2 Lat/Long 36.616029/-121.658684 M-GWL-3 Lat/Long 36.553944/-121.694162 M-GWL-4 Lat/Long 36.557112/-121.73259 M-ISW-1 Lat/Long 36.589353/-121.710274

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 21080(b)(1); 15268
Reasons for Exemption
1. Ministerial Project Section 21080 exempts projects where public agencies exercise only ministerial authority from the application of CEQA. Thse wells require only a ministerial well permit from the County. 2. Class 6 Categorical Exemption consists of basic data collection, research, experimental management, and resource evaluation activities. This project is being done for the purpose of data collection to evaluate and manage groundwater resources by a public agency, and therefore qualifies under this exemption.
County Clerk


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