Lewis Creek Channel Restoration


SCH Number
Public Agency
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 5 (Central Valley)
Document Title
Lewis Creek Channel Restoration
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project involves the excavation of a channel through the alluvial deposits and the construction of an adjacent berm so that the Lewis Creek Channel will be sustained in its original location. The berm is to be constructed with the alluvium material that is excavated from the channel. A temporary stream diversion will be installed and base flow will be carried around the project site before construction is to begin. The diversion will consist of installing a temporary coffer dam up gradient of the area of construction and diverting the flow around the project area in a temporary, flexible pipe.

Contact Information

Debra Mahnke
Agency Name
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 5 (Central Valley)
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Lewis Creek at Kings Canyon Road

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Maintenace of stream channels (clearing debris) to protect fish and wildlife resources.

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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