Lower Feeder, San Diego Canal, Perris Bypass Dewatering (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2017-0217-R6)

Summary

SCH Number
2018018317
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 6 (Ontario) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6)
Document Title
Lower Feeder, San Diego Canal, Perris Bypass Dewatering (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2017-0217-R6)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2017-0217-R6, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD). The project is limited to stream impacts associated with the dewatering and shutdown of the Lower Feeder pipeline, San Diego canal, and Perris Bypass Pipeline for inspection/repair purposes and to clean/remove silt and debris from the canal. Silt and debris removed will be spread on Metropolitan patrol roads, fee property, and/or easements where no vegetation is present. Project activities in the stream areas include the placement of erosion control measures, and dewatering discharges from various locations along The Lower Feeder at Station 80+40 into Caljaco Creek, Perris pipeline at Station 2045+17, and the San Diego Canal at Station 566+86 of Olive Siphon. Dewatering methods include diverting through a filtration system or dewatering hoses and discharging to the stream areas.

Contact Information
Mary Ngo
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6
3602 Inland Empire Blvd., Suite C-220
Ontario, CA 91764

562 342-2140

Location

Counties
Riverside
Other Information
Lower Feeder Pipeline at stations 80+40, 204+09, and 458+23, the San Diego Canal at stations 243+85, 299+20, 407+39, 566+86, 684+81, 877+40, 908+50,

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15301
Reasons for Exemption
Consists of the operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that existing at the time of the lead agency's determination
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