California Aqueduct Reach 2B Erosion Repairs


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
California Aqueduct Reach 2B Erosion Repairs
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
SLFD will backfill and compact portions of the Aqueduct embankments and the Aqueduct road at MP 60.85R, MP 60.70R, MP 60.41L, MP 55.15R, MP 51.87R, MP 49.75R, and MP 47.85R that have eroded due to runoff. Up to 200 feet of the existing roads upstream and downstream of the erosion sites will be graded. Fill material will come from the spoil piles located at MP 62.00R and from SLFD Headquarters. Approximately 50 cubic yards of fill material will be used for repairs at MP 51.87R; all other erosion repair sites will use approximately 10 cubic yards of fill. State Water Project Contractors will benefit. NOTE: See NOE for full details.

Contact Information

Brandon Silva
Agency Name
California Department of Water Resources
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Merced, Stanislaus
Other Information
Location Specific: Work will occur in Stanislaus and Merced Counties approximately 4.75 miles west of the City of Newman. The work will occur on the right (R) and left (L) sides of the California Aqueduct (Aqueduct) at milepost (MP) 60.85R, MP 60.70R, MP 59.07R, MP 55.15R, MP 51.87R, MP 49.75R, and MP 47.85R.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The project will repair erosions along the existing Aqueduct embankment and Aqueduct road in portions of Reach 2B. Repairs are necessary to protect the integrity of the Aqueduct and associated roads, but will not increase the capacity or use of them.

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