Cold Creek Fish Passage and Protection Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2018-0409-R1)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 1 (Redding) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 1)
Document Title
Cold Creek Fish Passage and Protection Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2018-0409-R1)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2018-0409-R1, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to Mr. Gary Black, Contractor. The project is limited to 1) replacing an existing diversion infrastructure, 2) decommissioning the previous diversion infrastructure, 3) adding a pipeline for an additional 1,275 feet for water efficiency, and 4) burying a water pipeline under an existing livestock crossing. The diversion infrastructure will be a CDFW compliant on-channel fish screen at a new location upstream approximately 240 feet from the current point of diversion on Cold Creek. The diversion is operated by John Fitzgerald and property owned by Bogus Creek Ranch. Trees will be removed for the placement of this structure and the connected pipeline. See plans submitted with notification for a detailed description of the project and water diversion plan. CDFW will assist with fish exclusion activities.

Contact Information
Janae R. Scruggs
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 1
Northern Region 601 Locust Street
Redding, CA 96001

Phone : (530) 841-2567


41°55'37.71"N 41°55'37"W
Parcel #
Cold Creek

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15302; Class 2
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed project is to replace an existing diversion infrastructure including a new fish screen to meet NOAA/CDFW Fish Screening Criteria for the same purpose and capacity, and improve fish passage within Cold Creek. Work will occur at lowest stream flows and with assistance of CDFW to avoid immpact to sensitive species in Cold Creek.

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