Emergency Repair, Feather River Levee Reaches 14 Through 16


SCH Number
Public Agency
Sutter Butte Flood Control Agency (SBFCA)
Document Title
Emergency Repair, Feather River Levee Reaches 14 Through 16
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project is emergency rehabilitation and repair work of 2.9 miles of existing levee along the western side of the Feather River in Yuba City. The project will repair deficiencies in flood protection for the existing Feather River Levee, which were exacerbated by the Oroville Dam failure event. Recent inspection of the levee identified that the levee permits under-seepage. SBFCA engineers determined this under-seepage results in the need for emergency repairs for the protection of adjacent properties and persons.

Contact Information

Michael Bessette
Agency Name
Sutter Butte Flood Control Agency
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Yuba City

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
S: 21080b4, 15269bc
Reasons for Exemption
Under-seepage of the levee in this area may lead to a failure unless repaired. This repair is necessary to maintain service essential to the public health, safety or welfare of adjacent properties and persons and is considered exempt from CEQA pursuant to State Code Sections 21080(b)(4) and 15269(b)(c).

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