Pyramid Dam Spillways Investigations


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
Pyramid Dam Spillways Investigations
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
DWR will oversee the following activities on the existing Pyramid Lake Dam Spillways: concrete slab investigation, permeability testing of the foundation rock and underdrains, and drain maintenance. This project is being implemented to determine the emergency and lined spillway's foundation erodibility and address potentail failure mode scenarios. All work will be done within disturbed areas. All work is within DWR right of way.

Contact Information

Jerry Snow
Agency Name
Department of Water Resources Division of Operations and Mainten
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Department of Water Resource.
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Los Angeles
Other Location Info
Pyramid Lake Dam

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 6 sec no. 15306
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 distrubance to an evnironmental 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

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