Department of Water Resources Routine Maintenance Agreement


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Department of Water Resources Routine Maintenance Agreement
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The Department of Water Resources, Division of Flood Management, Flood Maintenance Office (FMO) is required to maintain specific flood control features (i.e., levees, flood control channels, and structures) within the Sacramento River Flood Control Project (SRFCP). Routine maintenance work on the SRFCP is required to (1) allow for the proper inspection of the levees during during high water events, (2) maintain the functional and structural integrity of the flood control features within the SRFCP, (3) ensure that the design capacity of flood control system is maintained, and (4) minimize the risk of potential flooding. Routine maintenance activities, includes, but is not limited to: removing debris, sediment, vegetation, rubbish, downed trees, and other material that could obstruct the natural flow of water; controlling weeds, grasses, emergent vegetation, aquatic vegetation, and woody vegetation on levees and within channels; repairing gates, barricades, and small structures; making repairs to control erosion and stabilize banks; repairing culverts; and conducting minor geotechnical sampling. Routine maintenance activities conducted by DWR on the SRFCP are critical to public safety and benefit the people of the Sacramento Valley by minimizing the risk of potential floods.

Contact Information
Scott Kranhold
California Department of Water Resources
3310 El Camino Ave, Suite 140
Sacramento, CA 95821

Phone : (916) 574-0364


Other Location Info
County: Multiple City: Sacramento River Flood Control Project

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1 (Section 15301)
Reasons for Exemption
This project falls under categorical exemptions Class 1, Maintenance of Existing Facilities (CEQA Guidelines 15301).

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