Note: Extended Review Per Lead
The Shasta Dam Raise Project (Project) includes raising Shasta Dam up to 18.5 feet and increasing the storage capacity in Shasta Reservoir up to 634,000 acre-feet. Project features and related construction activities include the following: clearing vegetation from portions of the inundated reservoir area; constructing the dam, appurtenant structures, reservoir area dikes; and railroad embankments; and relocating roadways, bridges, recreation facilities, utilities, and miscellaneous minor infrastructure. The Primary Study Area includes Shasta Dam and Lake; the lower portions of all contributing major and minor tributaries flowing into Shasta Lake; Trinity and Lewiston reservoirs; and Sacramento River and between Shasta Dam and the Red Bluff Pumping Plan, including tributaries at their confluence.
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