Valchev Water Division and Stream Crossings Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2017-0201-R1)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 1E (Eureka) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 1E)
Document Title
Valchev Water Division and Stream Crossings Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2017-0201-R1)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2017-0201-R1, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to Mr. Histro Valchev. The project is limited to six encroachment. One encroachments is for the water diversion from an unnamed Tributary to the Van Duzen River. Water is diverted for domestic use only. Work for the water diversion will retrofit, use, and maintenance of the existing diversion infrastructure. The other proposed encroachment are to upgrade undersized culverts. Work for these encroachments will include excavation, removal, replacement with properly size culverts, backfilling and compaction of fill, and rock armoring as necessary to minimize erosion.

Contact Information
Ryan Bourque
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 1E
Northern Region 619 Second Street
Eureka, CA 95501

Phone : (707) 441-2064


40.5034°'"N 123.6247°'"W
Parcel #
Van Duzen River watershed
Other Location Info
Town of Dinsmore
Other Information
approx. 1.62 miles north northwest of the town of Dinsmore; in Dinsmore U.S. geological Survey 7.5 minute quadrangle

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
(S: 15301,04; Class 1,4)
Reasons for Exemption
This project will retrofit, use, and maintain existing infrastructure for water diversion with no expansion of use and upgrade five existing streams crossings that will reduce erosion and risk of failure. 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 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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