Pyramid Dam Emergency Spillway Erodibility Study Phase 1


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
Pyramid Dam Emergency Spillway Erodibility Study Phase 1
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
DWR will oversee the advancement of 46 core holes via drill rig in the emergency spillway, side bench, dam toe, and right and left abutments. This project is being implemented to determine the emergency spillway's foundation erodibility and address potential failure mode scenarios. All work will be done within disturbed areas. All work is within DWR right of way.

Contact Information
Jerry Snow
Department of Water Resources
Lead/Public Agency
1416 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-7213

Department of Water Resources
Project Applicant


Los Angeles
Other Location Info
Pyramid Lake Dam

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The State Water Project provides significant and important services to many Californians. This project is exempt because it involves data collection without major disturbance to an environmental resource. This project will not result in impacts to special status species or habitat. Because this activity can be implemented without any significant environmental impacts, the Categorical Exemption Class 6 will be used for CEQA compliance.


Notice of Exemption
2019070726   PDF 605 K

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