Rio Bravo Hydro Sediment Management Project

3 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2017021050
Lead Agency
Olcese Water District
Document Title
Rio Bravo Hydro Sediment Management Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received

Document Description
Note: Extended Review, Per Lead. The Rio Bravo Hydro Sediment Management Project proposes to manage naturally occurring sediment in the Kern River with the use of sluicing and mechanical sediment removal at the Rio Bravo Hydroelectric project. Proposed sluicing activities include: operational sluicing, concurrent sluicing and turbid flow bypass. Proposed mechanical sediment removal includes: impoundment dredging and canal sediment removal. Sediment management activities would be completed on an as needed basis for the life of the FERC license.

Contact Information
Jeff Siemens
Olcese Water District
PO Box 60679
Bakersfield, CA 93386

661-364-3010

Location

Coordinates
35°26'22"N 118°48'6"W
Cities
Bakersfield
Counties
Kern
Cross Streets
Kern Canyon Rd (SR 178)
Zip
93306
Total Acres
140
Parcel #
397-020-24, 386-010-40, 397-020-...
State Highways
178
Waterways
Kern River
Township
29S
Range
30E
Section
6

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (sediment management) Power:Hydroelectric (7.12 Watts)
Project Issues
Cumulative Effects Landuse Growth Inducing Wetland/Riparian Water Supply Water Quality Vegetation Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Solid Waste Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Sewer Capacity Septic System Schools/Universities Recreation/Parks Public Services Population/Housing Balance Noise Minerals Geologic/Seismic Forest Land/Fire Hazard Flood Plain/Flooding Fiscal Impacts Economics/Jobs Drainage/Absorption Coastal Zone Biological Resources Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Agricultural Land Aesthetic/Visual
Reviewing Agencies
Central Valley Flood Protection Board California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol Caltrans, District 6 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4 Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Fresno) Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights
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