B.F. Sisk Dam Safety of Dams Modification Project (MSAA No. 1600-2021-0005-R4)

11 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2009091004
Lead Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
B.F. Sisk Dam Safety of Dams Modification Project (MSAA No. 1600-2021-0005-R4)
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
5/9/2022
Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has executed Master Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2021-0005-R4, pursuant to section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to the project Applicant, California Department of Water Resources. The Project includes activities related to stabilizing the downstream side of the existing B.F. Sisk Dam embankment and increasing the dam crest height to reduce the potential for water to overtop the dam in the event of seismic-induced slumping/failure. The activities include construction, maintenance, restoration, and water drafting actions in lake, stream, and associated wetland areas within the larger 1,800-acre area. An activity location in a lake, stream, or associated wetland may be situated within a larger area of work.

Contact Information

Name
Gerald Snow
Agency Name
CA Department of Water Resources
Job Title
Staff
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Name
Linda Connolly
Agency Name
CDFW
Job Title
Senior Environmental Scientist Supervisor
Contact Types
Responsible Agency

Location

Counties
Merced
Regions
Northern California, Unincorporated
Other Location Info
The Project will occur within 11.82 acres of lake (San Luis Reservoir and O’Neill Forebay), stream, and associated wetland area within an approximately 1,800-acre larger activity area. Project areas are located on both the north and south sides of State Route 152, approximately nine miles west of the city of Los Banos, in unincorporated Merced County, California (Exhibit A). Representative coordinates of the Project area center are Latitude 37.05982° and Longitude -121.074380°. All Project areas are located within USGS 7.5-minute quadrangle San Luis Dam.

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
CDFW
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
Yes
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes

Attachments

Notice of Determination

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