Donchev Water Diversion and Stream Crossings Projects (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2017-0160-R1)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 1E (Eureka) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 1E)
Document Title
Donchev Water Diversion and Stream Crossings Projects (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2017-0160-R1)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2017-0160-R1, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to Mr. Vincent Donchev. The project is limited to seven encroachment. One encroachment is for water diversion from a pond located on an unnamed Tributary to Larabee Creek. Water is diverted to storage for irrigation and work will include us and maintenance of the water diversion infrastructure. Five encroachments are to improve existing stream crossings. Work for these projects may include excavation, culvert removal, culvert installation, backfilling and compaction of fill, and/or rock armoring as necessary to minimize erosion. The last encroachment is to rock armor the outlets of two culvert spillways to minimize erosion

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

Phone : (707) 441-2064


40.282°'"N 123.637°'"W
Parcel #
larabee creek watershed
Other Location Info
Town of Blocksburg

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1 and 4; S: 15301, 04
Reasons for Exemption
This project proposes to use and maintain existing infrastructure for water diversion with no expansion of use an to improve seven existing stream crossings that will reduce erosion and risk of failure. Stream crossing improvements will not involve removal of healthy or mature trees. . There will 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 probably future projects.

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