Parrott-Phelan Dam Gravel Removal (SAA# 1600-2014-0052-R2)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 2 (Rancho Cordova) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 2)
Document Title
Parrott-Phelan Dam Gravel Removal (SAA# 1600-2014-0052-R2)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Project consists of the dredging of gravel and sand from an area above the Parrot-Phelan Dam (Dam), transporting and placing the sediment in the disposal area, which is located immediately downstream of the Dam. The sediment disposal location is outside the ordinary high water mark and in an area where natural gravel beds have been diminished. The deposited sediment is then naturally re-captured in the winter months during high flows and returned to Butte Creek.

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

Phone : (916) 358-2950



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15301, 15304, Class 1, 4
Reasons for Exemption
Project involves dredging of gravel and sediment from Butte Creek to allow for proper function of the fish screen, and fish ladder. Dredged gravel will be deposited in a spoil area authorized by all applicable state and federal agencies. The project will not affect or negatively impact a sensitive natural resource.

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