California Aqueduct (CAAQ) Check Structure Radial Gate 1 -8 Replacement

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
California Aqueduct (CAAQ) Check Structure Radial Gate 1 -8 Replacement
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The purpose of the project is to install new steel radial gates to replace all existing radial gates at CAAQ Check Structures 1 - 8. A total of 32 existing gates will be removed, disposed of in an approved site, and replaced with 32 new gates over the course of approximately 7 years. All work will be within DWR's existing right of way.

Contact Information

Sara Paiva-Lowry
Agency Name
Department of Water Resources
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Alameda, San Joaquin, Stanislaus
Other Location Info
The project stretches from Check 1, south of Bethany Reservoir, to Check 8, which lies 3 miles west of Crows Landing. The project is along approximately 45 miles of the California Aqueduct - State Water Project.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 2 Replacement or Reconstruction, Section No. 15302
Reasons for Exemption
This project is exempt because it involves replacement of an existing State Water Project structure where the new structure will be located on the same site with the same purpose without disturbance to an environmental resource. This project will not result in impacts to special status species or habitat.


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