CAD Rock Diversion Dams Project (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2018-0038-R4)

Summary

SCH Number
2018058467
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 4 (Fresno) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4)
Document Title
CAD Rock Diversion Dams Project (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2018-0038-R4)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2018-02038-R4, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to the Merced Irrigation District. The project involves activities related constructing rock diversion dams in the Merced River at the heads of six diversion ditches. Dam installation will result in backing up water and guiding flow into the diversion ditches.

Contact Information
Linda Connolly
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4
1234 East Shaw Avenue
Fresno, CA 93710

559 243-4014

Location

Counties
Merced
Waterways
Merced River; Crocker Huffman Dam
Other Information
River Mile 27 near Shafer Bridge and river mile 52; Canevaro Ditch, Cueno Ditch, Ruddle Ditch, Dale/Scott Ditch, Jorgenson/Ferrell Ditch, and Cowell Ditch

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
class 1 - S: 15301
Reasons for Exemption
The project includes activities involved in the operation of existing diversion ditches. The project is not intended to expand an existing facility use. The project will not have signification environmental impacts if it is completed under the protective features.
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