Merced River Robinson Reach Maintenance Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
Merced River Robinson Reach Maintenance Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Document Description
The proposed project is maintenance of the Merced River Salmon Habitat Enhancement Project (MRSHEP) completed in 2002. DWR proposes to design, permit, and implement the following improvements to restore salmon spawning and rearing habitat in the floodplain and channel of the Robinson Reach of the Merced River: -- Stabilize seven hundred feet of eroded bank. -- Improve the capacity of 1,600 feet of channel by excavating deposited sediment and relocating a dead tree in the channel. --Install a nine-hundred-foot shallow floodplain ditch to route low flows into the main river channel. --Augment spawning habitat in two riffles in the downstream end of the reach.

Contact Information

Karen Dulik
Agency Name
California Department of Water Resources
Job Title
Environmental Program Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
State Route 59 and Merced River
Total Acres
Parcel #
42-220-008, 43-070-041, 42-230-054, 43-100-014
State Highways
Merced River

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways, California Department of Transportation, District 10 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Fish and Game Commission (CDFGC), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California State Lands Commission (SLC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California State Lands Commission (SLC)
Development Types
Other (Habitat Restoration)
Local Actions
Project Issues
Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Noise, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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