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
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received

Document Description
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 Determination

Approving Agency
Olcese Water District
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
15701 Hwy 178, Bakersfield, CA 93306

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
Yes
(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
No
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