Calero Dam Seismic Retrofit


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

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
Lead/Public Agency
5750 Almaden Expressway
San Jose, CA 95118-3614

Phone : (408) 630-3202


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
Aesthetics Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Geology/Soils Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Noise Recreation Transportation Vegetation Wetland/Riparian
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways California Highway Patrol California State Lands Commission (SLC) Department of Water Resources Office of Emergency Services, California Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC) State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT) California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB)

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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