Agreement No. R4-2007-2012 - California American Water- San Clemente Dam Drawdown


SCH Number
Public Agency
Fish & Game #4
Document Title
Agreement No. R4-2007-2012 - California American Water- San Clemente Dam Drawdown
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
At the request of the Department of Water Resources, Division of Safety of Dams, California American Water has initiated the San Clemente Drawdown Project as an interim safety measure to reduce risk of downstream flooding in the event of dam failure following a Maximum Credible Earthquake or Probably Maximum Flood. The project is a mitigation measure to oddest disruption of juvenile steelhead migration and early summer dispersal during the drawdown, through fish trapping, rescue and relocation. Steelhead are able to resume movement following the drawdown through a fish bypass system that is installed at the dam.

Contact Information
W.E. Loudermilk
California Department of Fish and Game
Lead/Public Agency
San Joaquin Valley / Southern Sierra Region 1234 East Shaw Avenue
Fresno, CA 93710

Phone : (559) 243-4005


Other Location Info
Carmel River at the influence of San Clemente Reservoir

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 4, Sec. 15301(d)
Reasons for Exemption
The Project is an interim activity designed to protect fish and wildlife resources during interim safety measures required prior to the rehabilitation of a deteriorated structure, and will have no sigificant environmental impacts if completed under the protective features included in the Stream Alteration Agreement No. 2004-0147-R4.

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