Bethany Forebay Dam Maintenance


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
Bethany Forebay Dam Maintenance
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
DWR and CCC crews will remove vegetation from waterside and landside 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. Onsite Roads include the access roads from Christensen Road leading to the boat launch and the spillway and the road surrounding the parking area. Vegetation removal will include a 5-7 foot swath from both sides of roadways. The project footprint includes approximately 5.73 acres state-owned land.

Contact Information

Jerry Snow
Agency Name
California Department of Water Resources
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Contra Costa
Cross Streets
Bruns Road/Christensen Road

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15301(b), Class 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.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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