California Aqueduct (CAAQ) Mile Post 7.56 Emergency Repair

Summary

SCH Number
2013128330
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
California Aqueduct (CAAQ) Mile Post 7.56 Emergency Repair
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
12/20/2013

Document Description
A boil was located on the upstream end of a CAAQ culvert concrete apron at MP 7.56. DWR removed vegetation and erected sandbag seepage monitoring weirs around the boil, and downstream, to assess the source of the water. Weir Monitoring and geotechnical investigations are underway to design/execute repairs.

Contact Information
Anthony Chu
California Department of Water Resources
Lead/Public Agency
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-9978

Location

Cities
Tracy
Counties
Alameda

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
21080(b)(4); 15269(b(c)
Reasons for Exemption
A failure of the CAAQ levee would disrupt the distribution of municipal and agricultural water south of the breach, which is necessary to maintain service essential to public health, safety, and welfare. Additionally, a catastrophic failure of the levee would cause severe flooding of the surrounding area, which is owned and occupied by private landowners, and impact the Delta Mendota Canal.

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