Temporary Urgency Change Petition for Flow Reduction and Instream Flow Requirements

Summary

SCH Number
2014028070
Lead Agency
Yuba County Water Agency
Document Title
Temporary Urgency Change Petition for Flow Reduction and Instream Flow Requirements
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
Petition to State Water Resources Control Board to temporarily (through May 15, 2014) change flow-reduction and minimum Instream flow requirements in YCWA's water right Permits 15026, 15027, and 15030. The details of the requested temporary changes and the reasons for them are described in Attachment A.

Contact Information
Curt Aikens
Yuba County Water Agency
1220 F Street
Marysville, CA 95901-4740

(530) 741-5000

Location

Counties
Yuba

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15301,15307
Reasons for Exemption
As discussed in Attachment A, the requested temporary urgency action by the SWRCB is necessary to preserve scarce water supplies in New Bullards Bar Reservoir and natural resources in the lower Yuba River. The existence of emergency conditions is confirmed by the Governor's January 17, 2014 Proclamationof a State of Emergency. The requested changes are within the scope of streamflows authorized in YCWA's permits.
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