North Fork Long Canyon and South Fork Long Canyon Diversions Sediment Removal


SCH Number
Public Agency
Placer County Water Agency
Document Title
North Fork Long Canyon and South Fork Long Canyon Diversions Sediment Removal
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Storm flows have left sediment which has blocked the intakes resulting in loss of inflow to the reservoirs. Sediment entering the intake can cause damage to the hydroelectric turbines. Maintenance of the facility is proposed that includes removal of approximately __ cubic yards of fine sediment that has accumulated in the impoundments immediately above the North Fork Long Canyon Creek and South Fork Long Canyon Creek Diversion Dams.

Contact Information

Ross Hooper
Agency Name
Placer County Water Agency
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15301 C:1
Reasons for Exemption
The project consists of the operation, repair, maintenance, or minor alteration of existing public structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that existing at the time of this determination.

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