Guadalupe Dam Seismic Retrofit


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Clara Valley Water District
Document Title
Guadalupe Dam Seismic Retrofit
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preperation
Present Land Use

Document Description
The proposed project is intended to retrofit the Guadalupe Dam (Dam) and associated facilities to address seismic safety concerns, satisfy District operational requirements, remove the Reservoir operating restriction, and restore normal water supply by: 1) Reconstructing and thickening the Dam; 2) Constructing a new outlet works system; 3) Increasing the capacity of the spillway; 4) Improving emergency Dam access by realigning Hicks Road and constructing a new bridge from Hicks Road across the spillway to the Dam crest, and a new bridge over Guadalupe Creek below the Dam ; and 5) Creating borrow, disposal, and staging areas for Project construction.

Contact Information
Ryan Heacock
Santa Clara Valley Water District
5750 Almaden Expressway
San Jose, CA 95118-3614

Phone : (408) 630-3202


37°11'57"N 121°52'45"W
San Jose
Santa Clara
Cross Streets
Hicks Road and Reynolds Road
Parcel #
Guadalupe Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Existing dam improvement project)
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Geologic/Seismic Noise Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation Caltrans, District 4 Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Water Resources Resources Agency Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 3 Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 2 Native American Heritage Commission State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights
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