Middle Fork American River Gaging Station below Interbay Dam


SCH Number
Public Agency
Placer County Water Agency
Document Title
Middle Fork American River Gaging Station below Interbay Dam
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
This proposed project will include installing a new full-flow-rated streamflow gage and temperature probe immediately downstream of Middle Fork Interbay Dam. The equipment will be located above the normal high water level and no riparian removal or river bank alteration will be necessary. The equipment planned for the installation includes a Waterlog® 350/355 High Level Data Logger (Smart Gas) system, temperature probe, a gauge house, staff gauges, orifice lines, conduit and associated fittings. To support data transmission, a spread spectrum radio will be installed. The system will be powered by a 115 watt solar panel & battery. Data collection will be incorporated into the Agency's existing SCADA network. Data collection activities that do not result in a serious major disturbance to an environmental resource are exempt from CEQA.

Contact Information
Darin Reintjes
Placer County Water Agency
Lead/Public Agency
P.O. Box 6570
Auburn, CA 95603

Phone : (530) 823-4886


Other Location Info
Unincorporated area of the Foresthill Divide
Other Information
Middle Fork American River downstream of Middle Fork Interbay

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15303 15306; C:3 & 6
Reasons for Exemption
The project consists of construction of a new small facility or structure, installation of small new equipment in small structures and basic data collection activities which will not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource. (Guidelines Article 19, Section 15303 and 15306)

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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