Anderson Dam Seismic Retrofit Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Clara Valley Water District
Document Title
Anderson Dam Seismic Retrofit Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
Open space, rural country, and single-family residential

Document Description
The proposed project would include substantial excavation and reconstruction of Anderson Dam Embankments, mining of rock from nearby borrow areas, raising the dam crest and spillway by ~7 ft., constructing a new intake structure in the reservoir, and constructing new outlet facilities to the spillway and creek below the dam.

Contact Information
Kurt Lueneburger
Santa Clara Valley Water District
5750 Almaden Expressway
San Jose, CA 95118-3614

Phone : (408) 630-3055


37°09'56.0"N 121°37'44.6"W
Morgan Hill
Santa Clara
Cross Streets
Cochrane Road
Total Acres
Parcel #
728-34-010, 011, 017, 018, 019, 020; 729-46-010; 729-48-001, 002, 004
State Highways
US 101
Live Oak HS
Anderson Reservoir, Coyote Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Dam retrofit capital improvement project)
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Noise Public Services Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 California State Lands Commission Office of Emergency Services, California Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance Department of Water Resources California Department of Transportation, District 4

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