South Bay Pumping Plant (SBPP) Overflow Channel Silt and Vegetation Removal


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
South Bay Pumping Plant (SBPP) Overflow Channel Silt and Vegetation Removal
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
DFD staff will clear the SBPP concrete overflow channel for approximately 450 feet (0.15 acre). Staff will mow access along the channel using an industrial mower and weed whackers. Staging of equipment will be on the paved parking lot and at existing access point. Staff will remove all vegetation and silt deposits allowing free water movement throughout the channel area utilizing the skid steer with standard bucket and/or scrapper blade. The equipment may need to enter the overflow channel via crane at staging sites. Staff will use non-mechanized hand tools for vegetation removal betwee the end of concrete shute and culverts underneatth local access road (0.06 acre). Vegetation will be taken from this work area by 5-gallon buckets or suspended excavator bucket. Material will be removed by an excavator and placed in a dump truck to be taken to the spoil site. The removed spoils will be disposed of properly at a green waste facility.

Contact Information

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


Other Information
Byron, CA

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15301(m)
Reasons for Exemption
Provides significant and important services to many Californians. This project is exempt because it involves minor repairs to the existing appurtenant structures. This project will not result in impacts to speical status species or habitat.

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.

Download CSV New Search Print