Pit 1 Hydroelectric Project, Federal Energy Regulatory Commision Project No. 2687 - 401 Water Quality Certification, Condition 13 - Request for Temporary...

Summary

SCH Number
2018068613
Lead Agency
State Water Resources Control Board
Document Title
Pit 1 Hydroelectric Project, Federal Energy Regulatory Commision Project No. 2687 - 401 Water Quality Certification, Condition 13 - Request for Temporary...
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
Cont., Cessation of Flshing Flow Requirements in 2018 PG&E owns and operates the Pit 1 Hydroelectric Project as a peaking operation that generates 65.5 megawatts of energy from the Pit 1 Powerhouse on the Pit River. On March 19, 2003, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued a renewed operating license for the Hydroelectric Project. The FERC license incorporates the water quality certification issued by the State Water Resources COntrol Board on December 4, 2001 as part of the terms and conditions of the new FERC license. Per condition 13 of cetification, PG&E is requires to release summer flushing flows from the Pit 1 Forebay Dam to control nuisance aquatic suspension of summer flushing flows required per condition 13 of Hydroelectric Project certification. The temporary suspension of summer flushing flows requested by PG&E and supported by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.

Contact Information
Meiling Colombano
State Water Resources Control Board
Division of Water Rights P.O. Box 2000
Sacramento, CA 95812

(916) 341-5389

Location

Counties
Shasta
Waterways
ForeBay Dam, Fall River Pond

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
class 7 - S: 15307
Reasons for Exemption
Temporary suspension of summer flushing flows for one additional year will not have a significant adverse effect and is exempt from the requirements to preapre environmental documents.
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