Florence Lake Dam Geomembrane Installation and Infrastructure Repair Project

Summary

SCH Number
2017028297
Lead Agency
State Water Resources Control Board
Document Title
Florence Lake Dam Geomembrane Installation and Infrastructure Repair Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
Florence Lake is part of Southern California Edison's (SCE) Big Creek 2A, 8, and Eastwood Hydroelectric Project, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Project Number 67, for which FERC issued an operating license on August 9, 1978. SCE proposes to install a geomembrane liner on two sections of the Florence Lake Dam. In addition to the geomembrane installation, repairs to the plinth, low-level outlet structure, slide gates, and Ward tunnel intake will be undertaken. Maintenance of the Ward Tunnel Minimum pool weir will be conducted as needed.

Contact Information
Meiling Roddam
State Water Resources Control Board
901 P Street P.O. Box 2000
Sacramento, CA 95812-0100

916-341-5369

Location

Counties
Fresno

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15301 C:1
Reasons for Exemption
The Existing Facilities exemption applies because the project is limited to repairs, maintenance, and alterations to an existing dam, as defined by CEQA Act Guidelines §15301.
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