South Bay Aqueduct (SBA) Erosion Repairs (OM-DFD-2020-005)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
South Bay Aqueduct (SBA) Erosion Repairs (OM-DFD-2020-005)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Delta Field Division will be repair erosion damage on the SBA. Staff will use a backhoe to remove loose soil in the eroded area. Clean fill will be hauled by dump truck and placed in lifts for compaction until the original slope is attained. A water truck will be used for dust mitigation and to wet soil to be compacted. Aggregate base will be re-applied to areas. Staff will use plastic sheeting and straw wattles at stockpile locations for runoff protection. Equipment will be staged on existing roadways along the SBA on the paved roadway. All work is within DWR right of way.

Contact Information

Todd Percival
Agency Name
Department of Water Resources
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Division of Operations and Maintenance
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Cross Streets
Altamont Pass Rd, I-580, Greenville Rd, Tesla Rd, Mines Rd.

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.


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