Medford Island Levee Maintenance Project (Notification of Streambed Alteration, No. EPIMS-SJN- 40827-R3)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW)
Document Title
Medford Island Levee Maintenance Project (Notification of Streambed Alteration, No. EPIMS-SJN- 40827-R3)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project is limited to placement and furnishing of approximately 3,000 tons of 18-inch minus quarry stone rock along the waterside slope to address erosion created by the 2023 Emergency Storm Event. The project will be located at 11 sites. The total project length when combining the sites is 5,060 feet or 0.96 miles. New rip rap will only be placed above the mean high water (MHW) and above existing rip rap. A bench will be created with the existing rip rap, above MHW, to create a stable platform for the new rock to be placed on. Preparation of the waterside slope may require removal of ruderal weeds. There will be no in-water work and there will be no fill being placed on the waterside.

Contact Information

Alec Strachan
Agency Name
Job Title
Senior Environmental Scientist, Specialist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Unincorporated area
San Joaquin
Northern California, San Francisco Bay Area
Other Location Info
Medford Island levee along the San Joaquin River, Middle River, and Columbia Cut.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The project consists of the repair, maintenance, or minor alteration of existing public facilities, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of existing or former use.
County Clerk
San Joaquin


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