Wheeler Water Diversion, Stream Crossing, and Remediation Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2017-0593-R1)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 1E (Eureka) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 1E)
Document Title
Wheeler Water Diversion, Stream Crossing, and Remediation Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2017-0593-R1)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
CDFW has executed Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2017-0593-R1, pursuant to section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to Ms. Erica Wheeler. The project is limited to 3 encroachments. One encroachment is for water diversion from an isolated spring for domestic use. Work for the water diversion will include use and maintenance of the water diversion infrastructure. The second encroachment is for remediation of a braided spring. Work will include removal of diversion infrastructure associated with two water diversions and stream remediation from excavated ponds (i.e., filling to reestablishing natural flow). The third encroachment is to upgrade an existing wetland spillway. Work will include excavation, culvert removal and replacement, backfilling and compaction of fill, and rock armoring as necessary to minimize erosion.

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

Phone : (707) 441-2064


40.4858°'"N 123.6279°'"W
Parcel #
Other Location Info
Van Duzen River watershed, approx 1.54 mi west southwest of Dinsmore

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The project proposes to remediate impacts from unpermitted stream channel modifications and water diversion associated with cannabis cultivation and documented in a Notice of Violation. Work was conducted w/o a streambed alteration agreement on or before June 8, 2017. This is an action by regulatory agency to enforce or revoke a lease, permit, license, certificate, or other entitlement for use issued, adopted, or prescribed by the regulatory agency or enforcement of a law, general rule, standard, or objective, administered or adopted by the regulation agency.

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