Camp Far West Dam Geotechnical Investigation Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 2 (CDFW)
Document Title
Camp Far West Dam Geotechnical Investigation Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project includes geotechnical explorations at four locations and two seismic refraction surveys. Geotechnical investigation of the main dam is intended to characterize the presence, extent, and in-situ properties of alluvial foundation deposits. Camp Far West Dam and reservoir is owned and operated by the South Sutter Water District (District) to provide public safety and water supply benefits.

Contact Information

Amy Kennedy
Agency Name
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 2
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
City: Wheatland Location Specific: The Camp Far West Dam is locate on the Bear River about 5.5 miles northeast of Sheridan, Placer County and about 6.5 miles east of Wheatland, Yuba County.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 15304-Class 4
Reasons for Exemption
The project involves only minor alterations to land and water which does not involve the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees.

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