Alviso Slough Restoration Project-Recirculated DEIR Section 3.2 (Water and Sediment Quality)

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Summary

SCH Number
2007082071
Lead Agency
Santa Clara Valley Water District
Document Title
Alviso Slough Restoration Project-Recirculated DEIR Section 3.2 (Water and Sediment Quality)
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Received
Present Land Use
City of San Jose 2020 General Plan and zoning is per the Alviso Master Plan

Document Description
The primary purpose of the Project is to restore Alviso Slough to pre-1983 conditions, when a more open-water habitat allowed for better navigation that recreation. Six alternatives are proposed for restoration of Alviso Slough, including the required No Project Alternative. The primary methods for completing the action alternatives would be vegetation and root mass removal and/or dredging. The alternatives are as follows: - Alternative 1: Vegetation and Root Mass Removal (2.6 acres) to a 4-foot depth; - Alternative 2: Vegetation and Root Mass Removal (7.0 acres) to a 4-foot depth; - Alternative 3: Vegetation and Root Mass Removal + Dredging (3.7 acres) to an 8-foot depth; - Alternative 4: Vegetation and Root Mass Removal + Dredging (6.2 acres) to a 16-foot depth; - Alternative 5: Vegetation and Root Mass Removal (15.3 acres) to a 4-foot depth and Dredging (9.7 acres) to a 10-foot depth; and - Alternative 6: No Project.

Contact Information
Mike Coleman
Santa Clara Valley Water District
5750 Almaden Expressway
San Jose, CA 95118

Phone : (408) 265-2607 x 3096

Location

Coordinates
37°25'33"N 121°58'45"W
Cities
San Jose
Counties
Santa Clara
Cross Streets
Taylor Street
Zip
95002
Total Acres
25 max
State Highways
237
Railways
UPRR
Schools
George Mayne Elementary School
Waterways
Alviso Slough, Guadalupe River
Township
6S
Range
1W
Section
9
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Town of Alviso

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Restoration to pre-1983 conditions)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Alviso Slough
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Noise Public Services Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Wetland/Riparian Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects Other Other Issues: Climate change/ global warming, environmental justice
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California State Lands Commission Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Resources Agency San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission California Department of Transportation, District 4 California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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