Shasta River Watershed Tailwater Reduction Project (Phase 2); Needs Assessment and Project Identification Activities

Summary

SCH Number
2010118292
Lead Agency
Shasta Valley Resource Conservation District
Document Title
Shasta River Watershed Tailwater Reduction Project (Phase 2); Needs Assessment and Project Identification Activities
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The proposed project is funded by the State Water Resources Control Board, through the Clean Water Act (CWA) 319h- Nonpoint Source Implementation, to improve water quality in the Shasta River by decreasing temperatures and increasing dissolved oxygen through improved agricultural water management. The purpose of Phase Two (2) of a continuing project in the Shasta River Watershed, which identifies and implements projects to improve water quality through improved agricultural water management. This project will utilize the guidance provided in the Shasta River Watershed Tailwater Reduction Plan to implement high priority project that will capture tailwater from over one thousand (1000) acres of irrigated land and will eliminate the input of approximately ten (10) cfs of tailwater from returning to the River. The project also includes continuous tailwater monitoring and assist in furthering our understanding of tailwater throughout the watershed.

Contact Information
Adriane Garayalde
Shasta Valley Resource Conservation District
215 Executive Ct., Suite A
Yreka, CA 96097

530 842-6121

Location

Counties
Siskiyou
Other Location Info
Shasta River Watershed

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
C: 6; S: 15306
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of information collection and planning.
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