Mount Vernon Siphon Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Nevada Irrigation District
Document Title
Mount Vernon Siphon Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
N/A-Water transmission project

Document Description
Construct a 30-in. siphon to convey irrigation water to existing and future customers. This will convey water the currently is carried by a portion of the Combie Ophir IV canal. Construction of the pipeline is expected to reduce maintenance costs, reduce erosion, and potential for spill, and enhance safe carrying capacity during peak delivery months in the summer.

Contact Information
Adrian Schneider
Nevada Irrigation District
1036 West Main Street
Grass Valley, CA 95945

Phone : (530) 273-6185


38°56'01"N 121°07'00"W
Cross Streets
Mt. Vernon Road and Atwood Road
Parcel #
State Highways
SR 49
North Ravine

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (raw water pipeline)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: pipeline
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Biological Resources Noise Public Services Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Land Use
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol Caltrans, District 3 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 2 Department of Health Services Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Sacramento) Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights
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