Water Resources, Department of
(California Department of Water Resources)
Bethany Forebay Dam Vegetation Removal
NOE - Notice of Exemption
DFD staff and CCC crews will remove vegetation from both waterside and landslide face of Bethany Forebay Dam, as well as silt and debris from the spillway, culverts and v-ditches along the access road leading to Christensen Road. Woody/grass vegetation will be removed from the waterside face of the Forebay dam above the Ordinary High Water Mark (OHWM). Silt and debris will be removed from all culvert openings and concrete v-ditches from Christensen Road leading to and along the Forebay Dam.
The State Water Project provides significant and important services to many Californians. This project is exempt because it involves routine maintenance activities. This project will not result in impacts to special status species or habitat. Because this activity can be implemented without any significant environmental impacts, the Categorical Exemption Class 1 will be used for CEQA compliance.