Travis Tank Sediment Removal (OM-DFD-2021-004)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
Travis Tank Sediment Removal (OM-DFD-2021-004)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
DWR Staff will prepare the stilling ponds for NBA Travis Tank dewatering. Staff will remove vegetation from the pond levees. Staff will repair any erosions on the pond levees. Repairs will use native soil from immediate work area by excavating and placing material back into erosion by backhoe and hand tools. The existing roadway will be graded, and aggregate base applied as necessary to maintain roadway integrity and allow safe working access to the stilling ponds. DWR will have a Contractor move the tank water to the stilling ponds for dewatering. Spoils will be stored on site. All work is within DWR right of way.

Contact Information

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


Northern California
Cross Streets
Gate Rd and Cannon Rd
Other Location Info
North Bay Aqueduct (NBA) Travis Tank, Mile Markers: MM 8.78.

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.
County Clerk


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