Public comment period opens for Berryessa Ceek draft environmental document

Published March 22, 2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District released the draft integrated general re-evaluation report and environmental impact statement for the Berryessa Creek project on March 22 for public review. 

The proposed project would implement flood risk management and related mitigation measures primarily along a 2.2-mile stretch of Berryessa Creek between Interstate 680 and East Calaveras Boulevard in a cooperative effort between the Corps of Engineers and the Santa Clara Valley Water District.

The draft GRR/EIS is published on the district’s website at, and has been made available for review at the Berryessa Branch Library in San Jose and Milpitas Public Library. Printed copies of the report are available upon request. 

The official 45-day public comment period begins March 22 and ends May 5, 2013.

Written comments can be submitted through the postal mail or by email to the address listed in the draft report. Corps representatives will be available to discuss the status of the project, the draft document and accept public comments during a public meeting on April 18, 2013. Details of that meeting are below.

A final integrated report is scheduled to be released in fall 2013.

Berryessa Creek Public Meeting
April 18
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Milpitas Community Center
457 East Calaveras Blvd, Rooms 7/8
Milpitas, CA


UPDATED: The original news release stated that the April 18 public meeting would run
from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The public meeting will actually run from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Tyler Stalker

Release no. 13-011