American River Watershed Common Features 2016 Project (Investigations)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Central Valley Flood Protection Board
Document Title
American River Watershed Common Features 2016 Project (Investigations)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
Central Valley Flood Protection Board

Document Description
USACE & CVFPB propose to conduct geotechnical borings & geoarchaeological trenching along SREL to gather information for planned levee projects to protect Sacramento. Borings would be max 6-inch diameter & 135 ft deep. Trenches would be max 3 ft wide & 50 ft long. Work will be between beginning of June & end July 2019.

Contact Information
Lori Price
Central Valley Flood Protection Board
3310 El Camino Ave, Suite 170
Sacramento, CA 95821

Phone : (916) 574-2310


Other Location Info
Approximately 15 sites along the Sacramento River east levee (SREL) in the southern portion of the Pocket neighborhood, Sacramento, CA.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The project consists of explorations that will not result in a major disturbance to an environmental resource. No woody vegetation would be removed. No in-water work. The project would not impact state or federally listed species. Recreational paths would remain open. Borings & trenches will be backfilled upon completion and the sites will be restored to pre-project conditions. No mitigation is required.


Notice of Exemption
2019070163   PDF 623 K

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