Shaver Lake Dam Floating Boat Barrier Project (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. EPIMS-FRE-15090-R4).


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)
Document Title
Shaver Lake Dam Floating Boat Barrier Project (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. EPIMS-FRE-15090-R4).
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Streambed Alteration Agreement number EPIMS-FRE-15090-R4 pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to the applicant, Southern California Edison. Project activities will include the installation of a removable floatable boat barrier spanning the length of Shaver Dam at the surface of Shaver Lake. The boat barrier will have attached in-water chains and anchors on the north and south end of Shaver Dam and in-water anchors to keep it in place and will respond to changes in water levels of up to 100 feet.

Contact Information

Benessa Galvan
Agency Name
CA Department of Fish and Wildlife
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Fresno, Rock Haven
Shaver Lake
Other Location Info
The Project is located within Shaver Lake at the dam on the northwest side, approximately two miles north of the town of Rock Haven and 50 miles northeast of the City of Fresno in Fresno County, State of California; Township 9 South, Range 24 East, Section 13, United States Geological Survey (USGS) 7.5 Minute Quad Map Musick Mountain, MDB&M; Latitude 37.14410° North, Longitude -119.30279° West.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1(b), Titl 14, sec. 15301
Reasons for Exemption
The Project includes the maintenance of an existing facility of a publicly-owned utility used to provide electric power, natural gas, sewerage, or other public utility services with no expansion of use. The Project will not have significant environmental impacts if it is completed under the protective features of Streambed Alteration Agreement No. FRE-15090-R4.


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