Temporary Water Appropriation for Flume 10 and 12 Repair


SCH Number
Public Agency
El Dorado Irrigation District
Document Title
Temporary Water Appropriation for Flume 10 and 12 Repair
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The proposed temporary water right is needed during a period in which the El Dorado Irrigation District (EID) is repairing sections of its El Dorado Canal Flume and EID cannot utilize its water right from the South Fork of the American River. EID proposes to divert up to 2.75 cubic feet per second (cfs) from its existing Alder Creek diversion for up to 12 weeks beginning February 4, 2002. The purpose of the proposed diversion is for maintaining flows through Alder Creek Siphon and for limited consumptive water supply purposes at its Mill Creek to Bull Creek tunnel construction site. Approximately 2.5 cfs of the proposed diversion will be returned to the South Fork of the American River from Spill Gate 17. Up to 0.25 cfs will be used for the identified consumptive purpose.

Contact Information

El Dorado Irrigation District
Agency Name
El Dorado Irrigation District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


El Dorado
Other Location Info
Kyburz vicinity

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 2, Section 15303
Reasons for Exemption
Categorically exempt under Class 2, Section 15303; Statutorily exempt under Water Code 1729: Conversion of the use of small existing structure; Temporary water transfer less than one year in duration.

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