Valdivia Hydroelectric Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2017-0331-R1)

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Summary

SCH Number
2015102005
Lead Agency
Humboldt County
Document Title
Valdivia Hydroelectric Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2017-0331-R1)
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
9/19/2019
Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2017-0331-R1 , pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to Mr. Reuben Valdivia. The project is limited to one encroachment. Encroachment 1 is for water diversion from an unnamed tributary to Blue Slide Creek for hydroelectric generation. Water is diverted using a screened redwood box and flows through a 2" diameter pipe reduced to two 1" diameter pipes for approximately 650 feet, where it passes through nozzles onto a turbine motor, is captured in a bucket, and then outlets through a 2" pipe into Blue Slide Creek. The diversion is nonconsumptive but affects the flow in the stream for the length of the diversion. Work for the water diversion will include modification, use, and maintenance of the water diversion infrastructure, and work necessary to bring the diversion into compliance with this Agreement.

Contact Information

Name
Angela Liebenberg
Agency Name
Department of Fish and Wildlife Northern Region
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Counties
Humboldt
Township
4S
Range
2E
Section
5
Base
HB&M
Other Location Info
The project to be completed is located within the Mattole River watershed, approximately 8.5 miles west of the town of Redway, County of Humboldt, State of California. In the Ettersburg U.S. Geological Survey 7.5-minute quadrangle.

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
CDFW
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
No
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No

Attachments

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