Soil Investigations for Data Collection in the Delta

7 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
Soil Investigations for Data Collection in the Delta
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Agriculture, Parks and Open Space, Urban and Rural Residential Neighborhoods, Commercial Development, and Scenic Roadways and Waterways.

Document Description
The planned work includes overwater and land-based soil borings, cone penetration tests, and geophysical surveys. The primary objective of the proposed project is to determine the composition, location, and geotechnical properties of soil materials commonly found in the Delta which would inform the design, environmental analysis, and development of alternatives for a potential Delta conveyance project and contribute to DWR's overall understanding of Delta geology.

Contact Information
Katherine Marquez
California Department of Water Resources
Lead/Public Agency
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 651-9569

California Department of Water Resources-Delta Conveyance Office
Project Applicant


38°34'32.5"N 121°29'50.8"W
the Legal Delta
Alameda Contra Costa Sacramento San Joaquin Solano Yolo
Parcel #
State Highways
1-5, SR-160, Hwy 4
Sacramento River, San Joaquin River, the Legal Delta
Other Location Info
Cross Streets: Area from south of the City of West Sacramento to just north of Bethany Reservoir, and stretches from east of Interstate 5 to west of State Route 160 (River Road).

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Project Issues
Biological Resources Cultural Resources Hazards & Hazardous Materials Wildfire
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB) California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT) California Department of Water Resources (DWR) California Highway Patrol (CHP) California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Natural Resources Agency California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB) California San Joaquin River Conservancy (SJRC) Delta Protection Commission Delta Stewardship Council Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights California State Lands Commission (SLC) Central Valley Flood Protection Board


Environmental Document
IS_MND_Soil_Investigations_20191119   PDF 8374 K NOI_Soil_Investigations_20191119   PDF 479 K Summary_Form_for_Document_Submittal   PDF 578 K
NOC   PDF 1543 K
State Comments
2019119073_Central Valley Flood Protection Board Comments   PDF 1253 K 2019119073_SLC_Comment Letter_Soil Investigations   PDF 326 K

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