Lookout Slough Restoration Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Lookout Slough Restoration Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preperation
Present Land Use
A-80 (Exclusive Agricultural 80 acres)

Document Description
The Lookout Slough Restoration Project would restore within the project site approximately 3,000 acres of tidal marsh that would help satisfy the Department's obligations under Reasonable and Prudent Alternative (RPA) 4 of the 2008 United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Delta Smelt Biological Opinion (BiOp) and is consistent with RPA 1.6.1 of the 2009 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Salmonid Bi Op for the coordinated operations of the State Water Project and the Central Valley Project. The Proposed Project would create habitat that is beneficial to wildlife including Delta Smelt, giant garter snake (GGS), and other fish and wildlife species, and widen a portion of the Yolo Bypass to increase flood storage and conveyance, increase the resiliency of levees, and reduce flood risk.

Contact Information
Heather Green
Dept. of Water Resources
3500 Industrial Blvd.
West Sacramento, CA 95691

Phone : (916) 376-9762


38°18'16.32"N 121°42'32.77"W
Cross Streets
Liberty Island Road and Malcolm Lane
Total Acres
State Highways
Sacramento River Deep Water Ship Channel

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol Caltrans, District 4 Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marine Region Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 3 Department of Water Resources Office of Emergency Services, California Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights Native American Heritage Commission Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Sacramento) Department of Conservation State Lands Commission


Environmental Document
Appendix C Phase I ESA 2017   PDF 17777 K part 3   PDF 10347 K part 4   PDF 2157 K part 5   PDF 4555 K proj   PDF 1537 K project 2   PDF 3082 K
nop letter_noc   PDF 820 K
State Comments
136 cons   PDF 556 K 136 nahc   PDF 1108 K 136 rwqcb   PDF 501 K 136 state lands   PDF 395 K
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