Lewis Water Diversions and Stream Crossing Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2017-0171-R1)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 1E (Eureka) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 1E)
Document Title
Lewis Water Diversions and Stream Crossing Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2017-0171-R1)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
CDFW has executed Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2017-0171-R1, pursuant to section 1602 of the fish and game code to Mr. John Lewis. The project is limited to 6 encroachments. One proposed encroachment is to upgrade an undersized culvert. Work for this project will include excavation, removal, and replacement with properly sized culvert, backfilling and compaction of fill, and rock armoring as necessary to minimize erosion. The other five encroachments are for water diversion from unnamed tributaries to Sullivan Gulch. Water is diverted for domestic use, livestock, and irrigation. Work for the water diversions will include use and maintenance of the diversion infrastructure.

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

Phone : (707) 441-2064


Other Location Info

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
This project proposes to upgrade an existing stream crossing that will reduce erosion and risk of failure and to use and maintain existing infrastructure for five water diversions. There would 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 probable future projects.

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