Installation of Stormwater Management in the Yuba Watershed

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SCH Number
Public Agency
Nevada County
Document Title
Installation of Stormwater Management in the Yuba Watershed
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
This project is aimed at stormwater management in a financially-disadvantaged community within the Yuba Watershed. The project will construct green infrastructure stormwater management facilities to reduce sediment and pollutants, and erosive peak flows in the Yuba River. Demonstration projects are ready-to-proceed and include: 1) installation of a rain garden and 2) use of a linear, vegetated catchment swale to capture the treat stromwater, 3) a curb cuts and a sidewalk grated curb cut to direct stormwater off pavement and on the landscaped sites, and 4) onsite groundwater reuse for irrigation to replace the use of chlorine treated water for irrigation. The demonstration projects will also include interpretive features to educate the public on the purpose and need for green, low impact, stormwater management.

Contact Information

Elizabeth Soderstrom
Agency Name
Nevada County Planning Department
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Nevada City

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
The project would not adversely impact biological, cultural, geological, agricultural, aesthetic or hydrological resources. The project involves the minor alteration of public structures/facilities without expanding the facility and minor alterations to land that will not have an adverse environmental impact.

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