American River Watershed Common Features 2016 Project (Investigations)


SCH Number
Public Agency
Central Valley Flood Protection Board
Document Title
American River Watershed Common Features 2016 Project (Investigations)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
USACE, CVFPB, and SAFCA propose to conduct geotechnical borings along the SREL to gather information for planned levee projects to protect Sacramento. This includes approximately 38 borings. Each boring would be approximately 75 feet deep. Work is expected to begin on October 24, 2019 and last for approximately 30 days.

Contact Information

Miles Claret
Agency Name
Central Valley Flood Protection Board
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Central Valley Flood Protection Board (CVFPB)
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Other Location Info
Approximately 38 sites along the crown of the Sacramento River east levee (SREL) between Riverview Court and Stern Circle, and between River Grove and Blue Dolphin Way.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15306 Information Collection
Reasons for Exemption
The project consists of explorations that would occur in highly disturbed areas. No biological resources would be impacted. No woody vegetation would be removed. The project would not impact state or federally listed species. Borings will be backfilled upon completion and the sites will be restored to pre-project conditions.


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