Folsom Dam Raise Project (Geotechnical Investigations)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Central Valley Flood Protection Board
Document Title
Folsom Dam Raise Project (Geotechnical Investigations)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
Central Valley Flood Protection Board (CVFPB)

Document Description
USA CE & CVFPB propose to conduct geotechnical analyses to evaluate and inform design concepts for the dam raise. Borings would range from 3-25 feet deep. Borings would occur using a hand auger, hollow stem or solid stem auger, and wire line rock coring. Work will occur October through November 2019.

Contact Information
Lori Price
Central Valley Flood Protection Board (CVFPB)
3310 El Camino Avenue, Suite 170
Sacramento, CA 95821

Phone : (916) 574-2310


Other Location Info
Approximately 15 sites on the Folsom Dam Dikes 2, 3, 4, and 6, around Folsom Lake.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15306 Information Collection
Reasons for Exemption
The project consists of geotechnical exploration 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 will be backfilled upon completion and the sites will be restored to pre-project conditions. No mitigation is required.


Notice of Exemption
2019100617 Dikes 2, 3, 4, and 6   PDF 608 K

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