Sherman Island Siphon/Structure Vegetation Removal


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Sherman Island Siphon/Structure Vegetation Removal
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
DWR staff will remove all vegetation around each of the 13 DWR/PG&E power poles that supply power to the DWP pump/valve structures located on Sherman Island. Sites 1 to 12 will be mowed within a fifteen foot buffer around each power pole. Site 13 will be cleared around the valve structure in a 55 by 25 foot area. Vegetation will also be removed from the roadway to the water's edge.

Contact Information
Jerry Snow
California Department of Water Resources
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-7213



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15301(b) C:1
Reasons for Exemption
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.

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