Lower Elkhorn Basin and Sacramento Bypass Area Flood Easement Property Acquisition

Summary

SCH Number
2016078370
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Lower Elkhorn Basin and Sacramento Bypass Area Flood Easement Property Acquisition
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
DWR proposes to purchase lands in the Lower Elkhorn Basin and Sacramento Bypass areas in order to prevent encroachment of development into flood plains and support continued use of lands for agriculture. Purchase of the lands is expected to occur in 2016 and includes approximately 1,600 acres. Purchased lands will be placed under a flood easement.

Contact Information
Shelly Amrhein
California Department of Water Resources
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

916-574-1415

Location

Cities
West Sacramento
Counties
Yolo

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15325 C:25
Reasons for Exemption
This project falls under Categorical Exemption Class 25, Transfers of ownership of interest of land to preserve existing natural conditions and historical resources. The project consists only of land acquisition by DWR.
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