Eightmile Valley Sediment Reduction and Habitat Enhancement Project Phase I (Eightmile Valley Project)

Summary

SCH Number
2016128203
Lead Agency
Lake County
Document Title
Eightmile Valley Sediment Reduction and Habitat Enhancement Project Phase I (Eightmile Valley Project)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The Eightmile Valley project is designed to reduce sediment transport to downstream Clear Lake, stabilize and restore channel geomorphology and enhance/restore habitat value to the degraded meadow/riparian ecosystem. Rehabilitation of the valley will be achieved through realignment and stabilization of existing stream channels, stream bank stabilization through use of bio control plantings, revegetation and erosion control best management practices.

Contact Information
Greg Dills
Lake County
889 Lakeport Boulevard
Lakeport, CA 95453

707-262-7089

Location

Counties
Lake

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15333
Reasons for Exemption
The primary objective of the project is the restoration and enhancement of project area to reduce sediment transport from the area to downstream Clear Lake occurring through severe erosion of existing stream channels in the area. Additionally, the completion of the project will enhance and protect the existing habitat value of the meadow/riparian ecosystem in the immediate project area.
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