Agreement No. 2007-0266-R4 University of California, Merced - SNAMP Sediment Basin Study


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish & Game #4
Document Title
Agreement No. 2007-0266-R4 University of California, Merced - SNAMP Sediment Basin Study
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
As part of the Sierra Nevada Adaptive Management watershed research study, sediment basin structure consisting of a dam, pool area, upstream cross-vane structure, and rock spillway will be installed. Construction will be completed by hand, and will take place during late summer or early fall when low flow conditions existing in the stream, and flow will be temporarily diverted through corrugated drainpipe while construction is in progress. Following construction, sediment basins will be maintained through yearly excavation of accumulated sediment which will be collected and characterized as part of this continuing research project. Following study completion, the disturbed sites will be restored and revegeted.

Contact Information
W. E. Loudermilk
California Department of Fish and Game
San Joaquin Valley / Southern Sierra Region 1234 E. Shaw Avenue
Fresno, CA 93710

Phone : (559) 243-4005


Madera Placer

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Information Collection, Minor Alteration of land where the surface is restored The Project is minor in nature and will have no significant environmental impacts if completed under the protective features included in the Stream Alteration Agreement No. 2007-0226-R4.

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