Olanche Creek Diversion Project

Summary

SCH Number
2017061010
Lead Agency
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Document Title
Olanche Creek Diversion Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
OS
Document Description
LADWP proposes to divert a portion of the flow from Olancha Creek into the Los Angeles Aqueduct for municipal use in accordance with pre-1914 appropriations and a 1925 Court Decree. The remaining, non-diverted portion of Olancha Creek flow would continue east of the LAA to irrigate existing vegetation. A weir, wingwall, control gate, and pipe would be installed where Olancha Creek meets LAA at the Overhead 73 structure. The proposed project involves the excavation of a settling basin (50 ft long by 50 ft wide and approx 2 ft deep) that would extend west from the westerly edge of the LAA to allow for sediments to settle out of the creek flow before it enters the LAA.

Contact Information

Name
Jane Hauptman
Agency Name
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Counties
Inyo
Cross Streets
Fall Rd and Summer Rd
Zip
93549
Total Acres
0.3
State Highways
US 395, SR 190
Waterways
LA Aqueducts 1 & 2, Olanche Creek
Township
19S
Range
36E
Section
13
Other Location Info
Olancha

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Water Facilities (Type diversion facili)
Local Actions
creek diversion
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 9 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 (RWQCB)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 (RWQCB)

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