East Side Canal Measurement Structure

Summary

SCH Number
2011058084
Lead Agency
Stevinson Water District
Document Title
East Side Canal Measurement Structure
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
5/10/2011

Document Description
The project is a 1.5 foot-high broad-crested weir that has been installed to provide accurate flow measurement. A metal bridge has been constructed over the weir to allow inspection and adjustment of flashboards (see attached photograph). The structure enables the Stevinson Water District (SWD) to monitor the effectiveness of its water conservation measures and provide data needed for implementation of water transfers between SWD and other entities including federal wildlife refuges. Beneficiaries include the SWD, transfer partners and entities benefiting from SWD conservation measures.

Contact Information
Robert Kelley
Stevinson Water District
25079 River Road
Stevinson, CA 95360

Phone : (209) 634-4908

Location

Counties
Merced
Other Location Info
The project has been installed in the East Side Canal immediately upstream of the location where Bear Creek flows over the East Side Canal Inverted siphon City: Stevinson

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Art:19Sec:15301
Reasons for Exemption
This project is exempt because it is a minor alteration of an existing structure. This alternation does not change the purpose or extent of the existing structure. However, the alteration does improve the functionality of the structure by allowing flows in the canal to be measured.

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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