West Fontana Channel Maintenance Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2015-0012-R6)
- SCH Number
- Lead Agency
- Fish & Wildlife 6 (Ontario) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6)
- Document Title
- West Fontana Channel Maintenance Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2015-0012-R6)
- Document Type
- NOE - Notice of Exemption
- Document Description
- project is limited to maintenance and repair of 20 acres fo the 26.4 acre West Fontana Channel Flood Control Facility ("West Fontana Channel"), an earthen trapezoidal channel, reinforced with grouted riprap and multiple pipe and reinforced concrete culverts. Maintenance activities within West Fontana Channel covered under this Agreement include: bank stabilization and grading; in-kind replacement of box culverts and inlet pipes; clearing replacement of existing access ramps, signage and gates, fence repair and graffiti removal; sediment removal; erosion control along earthen banks, earthen bank re-grading, and repair of existing access ramps and roads; minimal vegetation maintenance (including the manual, chemical, and mechanical removal of vegetation); and rodent control. If native vegetation is found along the channel bottom preconstruction surveys, the native vegetation will be avoided to the maximum extent practicable; native vegetation on slopes and benches within the facility will be avoided. In the event there is substantial erosion on the slope, the erosion will be repaired without impacting adjacent vegetation. Maintenance activities shall not extend beyond existing maintained boundaries of the existing facility.
- Contact Information
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6
3602 Inland Empire Blvd., Suite C-220
Ontario, CA 91764
Phone : (909) 484-3979
- San Bernardino
Notice of Exemption
- Exempt Status
- Categorical Exemption
- Type, Section or Code
- S:15301,15302, Class 1, 2
- Reasons for Exemption
- Existing Facilities. Replacement or Reconstruction.
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