Lewis Creek Channel Restoration


SCH Number
Lead 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
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 5 (Central Valley)
1685 E Street
Fresno, CA 93706

Phone : (559) 445-6281


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.
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