Section 1600 Memorandum of Understanding Renewal for Canal Maintenance and Restoration

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Friant Water Authority
Document Title
Section 1600 Memorandum of Understanding Renewal for Canal Maintenance and Restoration
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Federal Property - N/A

Document Description
The project will include channel maintenance activities on the improved channels, unimproved channels, leveed channels, drain ditches, and work areas specified and described in the Section 1600 binder attached to the Initial Study. The maintenance activities include: (a) debris or obstruction removal; (b) silt, sand, or sediment removal; (c) maintenance of channel capacity, (d) vegetation control; d-1, Mechanical control; d-2, Aquatic vegetation control; d-3, Chemical vegetation control; (e) repair existing erosion control work; and (f) minor erosion control work. Mitigation measures for wildlife protection, erosion control and water quality are implemented to avoid significant adverse effects. Work is/will be done in accordance with existing Biological Opinion (United States Fish and Wildlife Service 2005, 2001, 1991).

Contact Information
Ronald D. Jacobsma
Friant Water Authority
Lead/Public Agency
854 N. Harvard Avenue
Lindsay, CA 93247-1715

Phone : (559) 562-6305


Bakersfield Fresno Lindsay
Fresno Kern Tulare
Friant-Kern Canal and channel crossings

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Project Issues
Air Quality Cultural Resources Geology/Soils Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Noise Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW) California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT) California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB) California State Lands Commission (SLC) Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Pesticide Regulation Department of Water Resources Resources Agency

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