BAPP Intake Channel Vegetation Removal


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
BAPP Intake Channel Vegetation Removal
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
DFD staff will remove vegetation from the sloped embankment of the lower access roads on the primary and secondary sides of the BAPP Intake channel. The Intake Channel embankments are approx two and a half miles long and 60 ft wide. Vegetation removal will be done on both the primary and secondary sides of the channel. The Intake Channel Embankment is from the lower roadway embankment to the waterline, not including v-ditches. All vegetation located above the waterline and visible will be removed. There will be no in water work. The entire lower roadway embankment of the intake channel is approx 36 acres in area. There is no vegetation removal from the roadway and there is no roadway grading.

Contact Information

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


Contra Costa

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The State Water Project provides significant and important services to many Californians. This project is exempt b/c it involves routine maintenance activities. This project will not result in impacts to special status species or habitat. B/c this activity can be implemented w/o any significant environmental impacts, the exemption class 1 will be used for CEQA compliance.

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