French Meadows Reservoir and Duncan Creek Diversion Pool sediment sampling (1600-2008-0146-R2)

Summary

SCH Number
2008108141
Lead Agency
Fish & Game #2
Document Title
French Meadows Reservoir and Duncan Creek Diversion Pool sediment sampling (1600-2008-0146-R2)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
10/14/2008

Document Description
Development of pit within the dry portion of each reservoir to monitor and determine at specific patterns of sediment deposition within each reservoir. Back hoes and hand tools will be used to develop pits that are up to eight feet deep and no more than 20 feet square in foot print. The collected samples from each pit will be sieved to determine vertical stratification of grain size. All of the sample pits will be back lifted with the excavated material and re-contoured at the completion of the sampling program at each reservoir.

Contact Information
Robert Hosea
California Department of Fish and Game
North Central Region 1701 Nimbus Road, Suite A
Sacramento, CA 95670

Phone : (916) 704-9156

Location

Counties
Placer

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
section 15304
Reasons for Exemption
This activity is part of a required sediment stratification analysis for FERC relicensing of the facilities. The sampling is small scale and the sediment pits will be backfilled following sample collection.
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