Water Resources, Department of
(California Department of Water Resources)
Bethany Forebay Dam Maintenance
NOE - Notice of Exemption
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.
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.