Sutter Basin Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
United States Army, Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
Document Title
Sutter Basin Project
Document Type
EIS - Draft EIS
Present Land Use
Federal Levee and associated lands

Document Description
Report on flood risk management for the Sutter Basin. Plan to reduce flood risk by strengthening approximately 41 miles of existing Feather River West Levee from the Thermalito Afterbay to laurel Avenue. The primary method of strengthening the existing levee is the construction of soil-bentonite cutoff wall of various depths. Non-structural measures would be implemented in conjunctions with the recommended plan, including an emergency evacuation plan, identification of flood flight pre-staging areas, updates to floodplain management plan, and flood risk awareness communication.

Contact Information
Scott Nicholson
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Lead/Public Agency
7701 Telegraph Rd
Alexandria, VA 22315-3860

Phone : (202) 761-1765


Yuba City
Sutter Yuba
Cross Streets
Laurel Avenue
Feather River, Thermalito Afterbay

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Flood Risk Report)
Local Action
Project Issues
Agriculture and Forestry Resources Biological Resources Cultural Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Other
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT) California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Redding Region 5 (RWQCB) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB) Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Water Resources Resources Agency

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