Folsom Dam Raise Project (Geotechnical Investigations)


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

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


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.


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