Bess Temporary Rock and Gravel Dam Project; Agreement No. 1600-2013-0268-R2


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 2 (Rancho Cordova) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 2)
Document Title
Bess Temporary Rock and Gravel Dam Project; Agreement No. 1600-2013-0268-R2
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The project is limited to the seasonal construction and removal of a temporary rock and gravel dam within Coon Creek to facilitate the impoundment of natural stream flow and water being delivered by the Nevada Irrigation District to the Permitee. Impoundment water will be diverted from the stream channel at rates up to 1.3 cubic feet per second via an irrigation pump intake located downstream of the eastern property line. Temporary seasonal impoundment and diversion activities may occur annually from May 1 to October 31 for the life of this Agreement pursuant to existing rights on file with the California State Water Resources Control board.

Contact Information
Patrick Moeszinger
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 2
Northern Central Region 1701 Nimbus Road, Suite A
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

Phone : (916) 358-2850



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15301, 15302, Class 1, 2
Reasons for Exemption
Project is limited to the replacement or reconstruction of temporary diversion facilities that have been seasonally placed in the stream to service water rights dating back to 1951. Installation of these facilities consists of the operation repair, maintenance, and minor alteration of features involving negligible or no expansion of existing use.

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