Lower Elkhorn Basin Levee Setback Project

3 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2016092015
Lead Agency
DWR (Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Lower Elkhorn Basin Levee Setback Project
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received

Document Description
The Lower Elkhorn Basin Levee Setback Project would entail the following flood-risk reduction elements (1) widening the Yolo Bypass by constructing a setback levee approx. 1,500 feet east of the Tule Canal in the Lower Elkhorn Basin (between 1-5 and the Sacramento Bypass), (2) widening the Sacramento Bypass by constructing a setback levee approx. 1,500 feet north of the existing levee (3) potential degrading of all or portions of existing levees; and (4) implementing ecosystem improvements in the lower Elkhorn Basin to mitigate project impacts.

Contact Information
Erin Brehmer
DWR
3464 El Camino Avenue, Suite 150
Sacramento, CA 95821

916.574.2313

Location

Cities
Sacramento
Counties
Sacramento

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
DWR
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
3464 El Camino Avenue, Suite 150

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
Yes
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2b) A Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
Yes
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes

Attachments

Notice of Determination
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