Oroville Dam Hyatt Power Plant Switchyard Drainage Rehabilitation

Summary

SCH Number
2020090114
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Oroville Dam Hyatt Power Plant Switchyard Drainage Rehabilitation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
9/4/2020
Project Applicant
CA Department of Water Resources (DWR)

Document Description
DWR proposes to rehabilitate the drainage system uphill of the Oroville Dam HYPP by removing vegetation, installing an access road, extending a culvert pipe, and making some slope improvements. The porpose of the project is for the safety of the HYPP Facilities specifically the Switchyard and Palermo Tunnel.

Contact Information
Robin Carter-Ervin
CA Department of Water Resources
460 Glen Drive
Oroville, CA 95966

Phone : (530) 534-2570
robin.carter@water.ca.gov

Location

Cities
Oroville
Counties
Butte
Regions
Northern California
Cross Streets
Oro Dam Blvd
Township
19
Range
4
Section
2
Other Location Info
Oroville Dam 7.5' Quadrangle

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301(d) and (m)
Reasons for Exemption
The drainage rehabilitation is maintenance of the Oroville Dam appurtenant structures with the intentions to restore the drainage system to its original capacity to protect the Palermo Canal and the downhill facilities. This project will not have an impact on any sensitive cultural or natural resources.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
NOE_HYPP Switchyard Drainage Maintenance_signed   PDF 74 K

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