Preliminary Engineering Studies for Overwater and Land Geotechnical Exploration

11 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2010062041
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Preliminary Engineering Studies for Overwater and Land Geotechnical Exploration
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received

Document Description
The DWR is planning to conduct overwater and land geotechnical borings, perform cone penetrations tests (CPT) and dig ~30 small test pit in order to test soils in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. This testing is necessary because of the lack of geotechnical data available to DWR in the relevant area. DWR's geotechnical staff and/or its consultants will investigate the engineering properties of the soils in the Delta, including auxiliary structures, as well as the proposed intakes and the proposed forebays. The purpose of the investigation is to gather necessary geotechnical information to support the preparation of a Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/EIS) for the proposed BDCP and/or preliminary engineering design for the Delta Habitat Conservation and Conveyance Program.

Contact Information
Michelle Beachley
California Department of Water Resources
Division of Environmental Serv. 3500 Industrial Boulevard
West Sacramento, CA 95691

916-376-9826

Location

Counties
Yolo Solano San Joaquin Sacramento Contra Costa
Parcel #
Various
State Highways
4, 5, 12, 160, 220
Waterways
Various
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Project Issues
Cumulative Effects Landuse Growth Inducing Wetland/Riparian Water Quality Vegetation Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Population/Housing Balance Noise Minerals Geologic/Seismic Biological Resources Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Agricultural Land
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol Caltrans, Division of Transportation Planning Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 2 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 3 Department of Toxic Substances Control Native American Heritage Commission Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Sacramento) Resources Agency
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