Lake California Side Channel Restoration Project, WDID# 5A52CR00168, Cottonwood, Tehama County

Summary

SCH Number
2017108256
Lead Agency
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 5 (Central Valley), Redding
Document Title
Lake California Side Channel Restoration Project, WDID# 5A52CR00168, Cottonwood, Tehama County
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
10/12/2017

Document Description
The project will remove accumulated sediment and woody debris at the entrance and other locations along a side channel of the Sacramento River, thus reestablishing flow all year in the side channel. The total project size is 2.6 acres. The project will restore cold water flow through the side channel for the benefit of aquatic life including endangered salmon and steelhead trout.

Contact Information
Guy F. Chetelat
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 5 (Central Valley),
364 Knollcrest Drive, Suite 205
Redding, CA 96002

Phone : (530) 224-4997

Location

Coordinates
40°20'37.44"N 122°12'5.58"W
Counties
Tehama
Waterways
Sacramento River

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15333- Class 33; S: 15065
Reasons for Exemption
The project is categorically exempt under CEQA section 15333 because it is a restoration project less than 5 acres in size for the benefit of fish and wildlife. The project will restore a side channel of the Sacramento River for salmon spawning and juvenile rearing. No compensatory mitigation is required for this project.

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