Agreement 2010-0005-R4 - Michael McRee Pipeline


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish & Game #4
Document Title
Agreement 2010-0005-R4 - Michael McRee Pipeline
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The Project consists of installing a new 15-inch diameter PVC pipe to transport water from the north side to the south side of Berenda Slough when the slough is dry and no water is present. A trench will be excavated across the slough to 360 feet in length, 3 feet in depth, and 2 feet wide. The trench will be backfilled and compacted with excavated, native material to a minimum of 24-inches over the pipe. Within the flow line of the slough, the trench will be filled with a minimum of 24-inches of concrete over the pipe. Only native grasses will be impacted. No other riparian vegetation will be removed or damaged.

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

Phone : (559) 243-4017 x243


Other Location Info
City: Chowchilla

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15303, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
The Project involves construction of a small structure and minor trenching and backfilling where the surface is restored. The Project does not involve removal of live, healthy, mature, scenic, and/or native trees. The Project is minor in nature and will have no significant environmental impacts, with implementation of measures contained in Stream Alteration Agreement 2010-0005-R4.

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