California Aqueduct (CAAQ) 4.46 Weir Maintenance (OM-DFD-2020-007)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
California Aqueduct (CAAQ) 4.46 Weir Maintenance (OM-DFD-2020-007)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Delta Field Division (DFD) staff will perform maintenance to re-establish the access route from Bethany Reservoir State Recreation Area to the weir site. The total area for maintenance is approximately 0.2 acres. DFD staff will use an industrial mower on established pathways, hand tools and weed whackers to remove vegetation within the project footprint to maintain the weir efficacy for monitoring purposes. No in water vegetation removal will occur. Removed vegetation will be disposed of at an offsite facility. All equipment staging will be located along the paved roadway. All work is within DWR right of way.

Contact Information
Sara Paiva-Lowry
Department of Water Resources
Lead/Public Agency
Division of Operations and Maintenance 1416 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-9342


Contra Costa
Cross Streets
Bruns Rd and Christensen Rd.
Other Location Info
CAAQ Mile Markers 4.46.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1, Existing Facilities, Section No. 15301(b)
Reasons for Exemption
The State Water Project provides significant and important services to many Californians. This project is exempt because it involves routine maintenance activities. This project will not result in impacts to special status species or habitat. Because this activity can be implemented without any significant environmental impacts, the Categorical Exemption Class 1 will be used for CEQA compliance.


Notice of Exemption
2020060666_California Aqueduct (CAAQ) 4   PDF 475 K

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