Hessier Water Diversion, Pond, and Stream Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2016-0487-R1)

Summary

SCH Number
2017068129
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 1 (Redding) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 1)
Document Title
Hessier Water Diversion, Pond, and Stream Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2016-0487-R1)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2016-0487-R1, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to Ms. Karen Hessler and Mr. Nya Hessler. The project is limited to ten encroachments (Table 1). Two encroachments are for water diversion from unnamed tributaries to the East Fork Honeydew Creek. Water is diverted for domestic use and irrigation. In addition, water will be diverted to an off stream pond for irrigation use. Work for the water diversion projects will include use and maintenance of the water diversion infrastructure. The seven other proposed encroachments are to upgrade unpermitted crossings and replace failing and undersized culverts. Work for these encroachments will include excavation, removal of the failing culverts, replacement with a new properly sized culverts, backfilling and compaction of fill, and rock armoring as necessary to minimize erosion.

Contact Information
David Manthorne
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 1
Northern Region 619 Second Street
Eureka, CA 95501

(707) 441-5900

Location

Coordinates
40.1606 °'"N 124.0903 °'"W
Counties
Humboldt
Parcel #
108-033-04, 108-033-14
Waterways
Honeydew Creek
Township
3S
Range
1E
Section
32
Other Location Info
6 Miles south of the town of Honeydew
Other Information
Base: Humboldt Base and Meridian

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15304, 15304, Class 1, 4
Reasons for Exemption
The project is limited to ten encroachments to permit water diversion and to make upgrades to road/stream crossings. There would be no significant adverse impact on endangered, rare or threatened species or their habitat pursuant to section 15065. There are no hazardous materials at or around the project site that may be disturbed or removed. The project will not result in impacts that are significant when viewed in connection with the effects of past projects, the effects of other current projects, and the effects of probable future projects.
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