OPPORTUNITY TO COMMENT: 60-day comment period opens for DEIR for the Tisdale Weir Rehabilitation and Fish Passage Project

From the Department of Water Resources:

The Tisdale Weir Rehabilitation and Fish Passage Project (Proposed Project) would integrate structural rehabilitation of Tisdale Weir with installation of fish passage facilities to reduce fish stranding at the weir and improve fish passage through the weir to the Sacramento River. The Tisdale Weir and Bypass are critical components of the Sacramento River Flood Control Project.

The public review period for this DEIR begins November 20, 2020, and ends January 15, 2021. The DEIR can be reviewed at the following website:


Paper copies of the DEIR are available for review during normal business hours at:

California Department of Water Resources
Division of Flood Management, Flood Maintenance Office
3310 El Camino Avenue, Room 140
Sacramento, CA 95821.

Public Meeting

DWR will host a virtual public meeting for the DEIR on December 8, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The meeting will provide information on the CEQA process and the DEIR and offer an opportunity to provide verbal comments on the DEIR.

Register for Webinar: Please register in advance of the meeting at the following link. Registration will be open until the start of the meeting on December 8.


Comments regarding the DEIR should be submitted in writing to:

California Department of Water Resources, Division of Flood Management
Attn: Stephanie Ponce, Environmental Scientist
3310 El Camino Avenue, Room 140
Sacramento, CA 95821

or via email at TisdaleWeirRehabProject@water.ca.gov

Comments are due no later than 5:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on Friday, January 15, 2021.

 If comments are provided via email, please include the project title in the subject line, attach comments in Microsoft Word format, and include the commenter’s U.S. Postal Service mailing address.

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