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
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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