Sediment Sampling for Sunol Dam


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish & Game #3
Document Title
Sediment Sampling for Sunol Dam
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The Operator proposes to collect 21 sediment core samples behind the Sunol Dam on Alameda Creek, Sunol, Alameda Couty. Samples will be collected from the sediment built up behind the dam to estimate the sediment layer thickness, grain size characteristicts, and chemical composition. The results of the assessments will be used to evaluate the reuse or disposal options. The sampling will consist of 3 samples per location at 7 locations for a total of 21 samples. The samples will be 4 inches in diameter and cored to a depth of 10 to 12 feet. The 7 locations sampled will be within 10 feet to 200 feet upstream of the dam. Samples will be taken using a vibracore technique which involves vibrating a sample barrel into the substrate. Issuance of a Streambed Alteration Agreement Number R3-2002-0940.

Contact Information
Greg Martinelli
Department of Fish and Game, Region 3
P.O. Box 47
Yountville, CA 94599

Phone : (707) 944-5570


Other Location Info

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 4; Sec 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Minor Alteration to Land

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