12th Street Water Diversion Channel

Summary

SCH Number
2009128003
Lead Agency
Fish & Game #5
Document Title
12th Street Water Diversion Channel
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
12/1/2009

Document Description
The Applicant intends to alter the streambed by constructing a surface water diversion channel. The earthen channel will need to be reconstructed or repaired after large storm events. In order to construct the diversion channel, a water diversion berm is used to keep the flow towards the center of the channel and out of the excavation area. The diversion channel is then dug in a dry area using an excavator and native materials from the river is utilized to construct a berm approximately 5-7 feet tall and an estimated 10 feet in width. At the end of the diversion channel a pump is placed in the water to provide irrigation to the surrounding agricultural lands. The pump intake valve is surrounded by a quarter-inch mesh screen. In this same area at the terminus of the diversion channel, a plastic pipe (8-inch diameter) is placed within the berm to allow water, when it reaches a certain level, to exit the diversion channel and return to the main channel.

Contact Information
Jeff Humble
California Department of Fish and Game
South Coast Region 4949 Viewridge Avenue
San Diego, CA 92123

Phone : (850) 652-1868

Location

Cities
Santa Paula
Counties
Ventura

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Other
Type, Section or Code
15304
Reasons for Exemption
Class 4 consists of minor public, or private alterations in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry and agricultural purposes.

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