Petition Requesting Amendment of a Temporary Urgency Change Petition Order for WAter Rights Permit 12947A, 12949, 12950 and 16596 in Mendocino and Sonoma County

Summary

SCH Number
2015068175
Lead Agency
Sonoma County Water Agency
Document Title
Petition Requesting Amendment of a Temporary Urgency Change Petition Order for WAter Rights Permit 12947A, 12949, 12950 and 16596 in Mendocino and Sonoma County
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
6/12/2015

Document Description
Sonoma County Water Agency is requesting an amendment to the SWRCB Temporary Urgency Change Petition Order dated May 1, 2015. The Order made the following changes in the minimum instream flow requirements for the Russian River mainstem that are specified in SWRCB Decision 1610 and the Water Agency's water right permits for a period of 180 days from May 1, 2015 until October 27, 2015: 1) reduce the required minimum instream flow in the Russian River from the confluence of the East and West Forks to the river's confluence with Dry Creek from 185 cubic feet per second to 75 cubic feet per second from May 1 to October 27; and 2) reduce required minimum instream flow in the Russian River from its confluence with Dry Creek to the Pacific Ocean from 125 cfs to 85 cfs from May 1 to October 27.

Contact Information
Jessica Martini-Lamb
Sonoma County Water Agency
404 Aviation blvd.
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Phone : (707) 547-1903

Location

Counties
Mendocino Sonoma

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15301,15307,15308,Class 1,7,8
Reasons for Exemption
Existing Facilities. Actions by regulatory agencies for Protection of Natural Resources and Environment. Emergency Project S:15269 Actions necessary to prevent or mitigate an emergency.
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