Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 5 (Central Valley), Redding
R-Drain Check Structure Automation Project
NOE - Notice of Exemption
The project will replace an existing check structure on the Natomas Central Mutual Water Compnay's canal system. The footprint of the new structure will be approximately the same as the old. No net change in the quantity of materials placed in the canal will occur with the exception of the of the addition of 24 cubic yards of rip-rap that will be used to armor the upstream banks of the canal. The rip-rap will perform a seconary function of providing habitat for the giant garter snake: a sensitive species which may be present in the vicinity of the site.
Restoration or rehabilitation of deteriorated or damaged structures, facilities, or mechanical equipment to meet current standards of public health and safety, unless it is determined that the damage was substantial and resulted from from an environmental hazard such as earthquake, landslide, or flood.