Calero Dam Seismic Retrofit


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

Document Description
Note: Review Per Lead The proposed project is intended to retrofit the Dam and associated facilities to address seismic safety concerns, satisfy District operational requirements, remove the interim storage restriction, and restore normal water supply by: reconstruction and thickening the dam; constructing a new outlet works sytem; increasing the capacity of the spillway creating borrow, disposal, and staging areas for project construction; and breaching Fellows Dike and relocating the historic Bailey Fellows House.

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



37°11'00"N 121°47'32"W
San Jose
Santa Clara
Cross Streets
McKean Rd and Bailey Ave
Parcel #
Arroyo Calero

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (existing dam improvement project)
Project Issues
Cumulative Effects Wetland/Riparian Water Supply Water Quality Vegetation Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Recreation/Parks Noise Geologic/Seismic Biological Resources Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Aesthetic/Visual
Reviewing Agencies
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 2 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 3 Native American Heritage Commission Caltrans, District 4 California Department of Boating and Waterways California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol Department of Conservation Department of Water Resources Office of Emergency Services, California Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission State Lands Commission State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights
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