Shasta Dam Raise Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Westlands Water District
Document Title
Shasta Dam Raise Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preperation

Document Description
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.

Contact Information
Jose Gutierrez
Westlands Water District
3130 N Fresno Street
Fresno, CA 93703

(559) 241-6215


40°43'6.805N"N 122°25'8.458W"W
Shasta Lake
Tehama Shasta
Parcel #
State Highways
151, 5
Union Pacific Railroad
Mountain Lake High School
Sacramento River, McCloud River, Pit River
33N 5W
Other Location Info

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Water Facilities (Dam Raise Type)
Project Issues
Other Issues Cumulative Effects Landuse Wetland/Riparian Water Supply Water Quality Vegetation Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Solid Waste Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Septic System Schools/Universities Recreation/Parks Public Services Population/Housing Balance Noise Minerals Forest Land/Fire Hazard Flood Plain/Flooding Fiscal Impacts Biological Resources Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Agricultural Land Aesthetic/Visual Other Issues: Power and Energy
Reviewing Agencies
Caltrans, District 2 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 1 State Lands Commission Native American Heritage Commission Cal Fire California Department of Parks and Recreation California Public Utilities Commission Central Valley Flood Protection Board Delta Stewardship Council Department of Conservation Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Redding) Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality
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