Petition by Sonoma County Water Agency Requesting Approval ot a Temporary Urgency Change in Permits

Summary

SCH Number
2010048060
Lead Agency
Sonoma County Water Agency
Document Title
Petition by Sonoma County Water Agency Requesting Approval ot a Temporary Urgency Change in Permits
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
4/8/2010

Document Description
To comply with the requirements of NMFS' Russian River BO, SCWA is filing a temporary urgency change petition with the SWRCB that asks the SWRCB to make the following changes in the instream flow requirements for the Russian River mainstem that are specified in Decision 1610 and SCWA's water right permits between May 1 through October 18, 2010: (a) a minimum instream flow requriement of 125 cfs in the upper Russian River (upstream of the confluence with Dry Creek and downstream of the confluence of the East and West Forks) and (b) 70 cfs in the lower Russian River downstream of the confluence with Dry Creek), with the understanding that for compliance purposes SCWA will typically maintain a flow of about 85 cfs at this point.

Contact Information
Erica Phelps
Sonoma County Water Agency
404 Aviation Blvd.
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Phone : (707) 547-1934

Location

Cities
Cloverdale Healdsburg Ukiah
Counties
Mendocino Sonoma

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15307, 6, 8, 1(I)
Reasons for Exemption
Actions taken by regulatory agencies to assure the maintenance, restoration or enhancement of a natural resource and the environment are categorically exempt from CEQA.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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