Branscomb Farm Flashboard Diversion


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 3 (CDFW)
Document Title
Branscomb Farm Flashboard Diversion
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The flashboard dam consists of permanently installed rails mounted on concrete wing walls. Galvanized boards are placed by hand in the structure each spring. Plastic sheeting is used to limit seepage and a fish ladder is installed each year to allow for fish passage. Water diverted at the dam travels by gravity through a series of pipes to an existing 7.5 acre foot offstream storage pond. The Department of Fish and Wildlife is issuing a Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2016-0233-R3 pursuant to Fish and Game code Section 1602.

Contact Information

Corinne Gray
Agency Name
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 3
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Half Moon Bay
San Mateo

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15301 C:1
Reasons for Exemption
Maintenance of existing facilities.

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