Salmon and Steelhead Habitat Restoration Project

Summary

SCH Number
2011038286
Lead Agency
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 5 (Central Valley), Sacramento
Document Title
Salmon and Steelhead Habitat Restoration Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
Friends of Deer Creek will place as much as 10,000 cubic yards of gravel and small cobble into Deer Creek downstream of the Lake Wildwood dam (Dam). The gravel used for this project will be collected from above the Dam, or will be purchased from a local supplier who has extracted it from within the Yuba River watershed. The project intends to enhance spawning habitat in Deer Creek, and will directly impact ~ 1.52 acres of water of the United States during gravel placement.

Contact Information
Daniel Worth
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 5 (Central Valley),
11020 Sun Center Drive, #200
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670-6114

916-464-3291

Location

Counties
Nevada

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 15333
Reasons for Exemption
The project meets the Categorical Exemption criteria under Title 14, Section 15333 of the California Code of Regulations, which exempts small habitat restoration projects.
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