Horseshoe Bend Buoy Removal


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
Horseshoe Bend Buoy Removal
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
DFD staff will free woody debris that has become entangled and to permanently remove the buoy line. The buoy line will be accessed from the water using a boat, and from shore using a long reach excavator. Crews in the boat will use pike poles to free debris and the excavator will aid in freeing larger debris to be moved to the min extent needed to free debris from the buoy line and not pushed further into the water. Work will be scheduled during high tide to allow easier access and removal of the woody debris and the line will be cut at the on-shore anchors and permanently removed by hand from the water. The anchors will remain in place. Access to the site is off Sherman Island West Levee Rd. All work, including equipment staging and material placement will be within the DWR row.

Contact Information

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



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
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 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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