Lower Deer Creek Falls Fish Passage Improvements

Summary

SCH Number
2016058287
Lead Agency
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 5 (Central Valley), Redding
Document Title
Lower Deer Creek Falls Fish Passage Improvements
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
5/23/2016

Document Description
The Lower Deer Creek Falls Fish Passage Proejct has a small footprint (less than 5 acres of disturbance) that will improve fish passage for salmon and steelhead at Lower Deer Creek Fall in Tehema County (40, 10' 4.51" N; - 121, 34' 53" W). The proejct will remove an existing fish way and install an improved fish way in mostly the same location. The project will be carried out with hand labor, small equipment and helicopter support. The project will benefit endangered salmon and steelhead.

Contact Information
Guy Chetelat
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 5 (Central Valley),
364 Knollcrest Drive, Suite 205
Redding, CA 96002

Phone : (530) 224-4997

Location

Counties
Tehama

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15333
Reasons for Exemption
The project is less than 5 acres in extent and will improve spawning and access to cold water habitat for endangered salmon and steelhead. Permanent welland impacts are 0.07 acres.

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