Section 1600 Memorandum of Understanding Renewal for Canal Maintenance and Restoration

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2016111041
Lead Agency
Friant Water Users Authority
Document Title
Section 1600 Memorandum of Understanding Renewal for Canal Maintenance and Restoration
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
1/31/2017
Present Land Use
N/A

Document Description
The (LSA) Land and Streambed Alteration notification is for the processing of a CDFW Section 1600 MOU for the channel maintenance activities on the improved channels, unimproved channels, leveed channels, drain ditches, and toe-drains and other waters that are intercepted or related to the Friant-Kern Canal. The work areas are specified and described in the Section 1600 binder attached to the Initial Study. The maintenance activities include: (A) Debris or obstruction removal; (B) Silt, sand or sediment removal; (C) Maintenance of channel capacity; (D) Vegetation control: d-1 Mechanical control; d-2 Aquatic vegetation control; d-3 Chemical vegetation control; (E) Repair of existing erosion control work; and (F) Minor erosion control work and revegetation. Mitigation measures for environmental and wildlife protection, erosion control, and water quality are implemented to avoid significant adverse effects and to mitigate impacts to less than significant.

Contact Information
Douglas DeFlitch
Friant Water Users Authority
854 N. Harvard Avenue
Lindsay, CA 93247-1715

Phone : (559) 562-6305

Location

Cities
Bakersfield Fresno Lindsay
Counties
Fresno Kern Tulare
Waterways
Friant-Kern Canal and channel crossings, waste ways, toe drains

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
FWA Board
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
854 North Harvard Ave., Lindsay, CA 93247

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 Negative Declaration 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 Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
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