Newell Creek Dam Inlet/Outlet Replacement Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Cruz, City of (City of Santa Cruz)
Document Title
Newell Creek Dam Inlet/Outlet Replacement Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
water supply reservoir/TP/O-L & O-C

Document Description
The proposed project would consist of replacement of the existing aging inlet/outlet works in new locations at the Newell Creek Dam and Loch Lomond Reservoir and other associated improvements. Primary components would include a new inlet/outlet structure with three new inlets located within the Reservoir, a new outlet structure and valves at the toe of the dam, a new 10-ft-diameter tunnel containing 48-in and 10-in inlet/outlet pipelines through the right (west) dam abutment and under the dam, a new control house on the dame crest to house controls for the inlets, replacement of an approx 2,000-lf section of Newell Creek Pipeline between the outlet structure and the first isolation valve, improvements along the dam's access roads, and decommission of the existing inlet/outlet works once the replacement system is operational.

Contact Information
Sarah Easley Perez
City of Santa Cruz
212 Locust St, Suite C
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Phone : (831) 420-5327


Santa Cruz
Cross Streets
Newell Creek Rd
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Newell Creek, Loch Lomond Reservoir
Other Location Info
Ben Lomond

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Water Facilities (dam inlet/outlet Type)
Project Issues
Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Noise Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol Caltrans, District 5 Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Office of Emergency Services, California Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 3 Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, District 5 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 3
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