Ross Water Diversions Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0593-R1)

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Summary

SCH Number
2016112028
Lead Agency
Mendocino County
Document Title
Ross Water Diversions Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0593-R1)
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
11/15/2019
Document Description
The project is limited to two encroachments (Table 1 of LSAA). Two encroachments are for new water diversions from unnamed tributaries to Cave Creek. Water from the spring (POD-1) is diverted for domestic use. Water from POD-2 is diverted for irrigation. Work for the water diversion will include the new installation of a spring box and a screened intake at the respective PODs and use and maintenance of the water diversion infrastructure. The Permittee has disclosed a 24-inch culvert (located at approximately 39.3825, -123.2049), an 18-inch culvert (located at approximately 39.3823, -123.2050), and another 24-inch culvert (located at approximately 39.3793, -123.2044). These stream crossing were stated to be in good condition and meeting current standards. Culverts that were disclosed in the Notification, but not included as 1602 projects with fees, are not covered under this Agreement. If maintenance (such as armoring) and/or replacement is necessary, that work will need to be covered under a major amendment or a separate Agreement. The Permittee has disclosed a water well located at approximately 39.3785, -123.2054. The well's potential for hydraulic connectivity to streams was not addressed in the Notification by a professional hydrogeologist licensed in the state of California and the Department has not evaluated this well. No other projects that may be subject to FGC1602 were disclosed. This Agreement does not retroactively permit any stream crossings, water diversions or other encroachments not described in Table 1 of the LSAA.

Contact Information

Name
John Herrera
Agency Name
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Name
Agency Name
County of Mendocino
Contact Types
Project Applicant

Location

Counties
Mendocino
Other Location Info
The project to be completed is located within the Eel River watershed, approximately 8 miles north of the town of Redwood Valley, County of Mendocino, State of California. The project is located in Section 28, T18N, R12W, Mt. Diablo Base and Meridian; in the Foster Mountain U.S. Geological Survey 7.5 minute quadrangle; Assessor's Parcel Numbers 107-052-06 at the points of diversion (PODs) and place of use (POU), 107-054-11 at the other POU; latitude 39.38168 N and longitude 123.20635 W at the first POD.

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
Department of Fish and Wildlife
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On

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 Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2c) An other document type 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 mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
No
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No

Attachments

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