Mendota Pool Bypass and Reach 2B Improvement Project

9 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California State Lands Commission
Document Title
Mendota Pool Bypass and Reach 2B Improvement Project
Document Type
FIN - Final Document
Present Land Use
Various (Agricultural; Open Space and undeveloped; Urban; and Water
Document Description
The Reclamation and the CSLC have prepared a joint EIS/EIR, pursuant to NEPA and CEQA, respectively, to evaluate the proposed project. The proposed project includes the construction, operation and maintenance of the Mendota Pool Bypass and improvements of the San Joaquin River channel to allow a section of Reach 2B to convey at least 4,500 cubic ft per second. Reach 2B of the San Joaquin River extends from the Chowchilla Bifurcation Structure to the Mendota Dam. The planning and environmental review for the proposed project is authorized under section 3406.c.1 of the Central Valley project improvement act and the San Joaquin River Restoration Act included in Public Law 111-11. Construction of the proposed project is authorized under the San Joaquin River Restoration Act.

Contact Information

Christopher Huitt
Agency Name
California State Lands Commission
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Firebaugh, Fresno, Mendota
Fresno, Madera
Cross Streets
Various (Bass Avenue, San Mateo Avenue)
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
SR 33 and 180
William Robert Johnson Municipal
San Joaquin River, Mendota Pool, Fresno Slough

Notice of Completion

State Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights
Development Types
Other (River Restoration)
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Fiscal Impacts, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildlife, climate change

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 or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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