Big Bear Lake Fish Hatchery

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Big Bear Municipal Water District
Document Title
Big Bear Lake Fish Hatchery
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
various: lake: floodway; Big Bear Marina: PF

Document Description
The District proposes to construct a fish hatchery on 1.25 acres of District-owned property adjacent to its District office and horizontally bore 3,600 ft of new water service line under the exposed lakebed of Big Bear Lake to service the hatchery. The hatchery will grow approx 157,000 lbs per year of fish for the District to stock Big Bear Lake to reduce the reliance on purchased fish from private and State hatcheries. All trout will be from sterilized triploid eggs to prevent breeding with native species down-stream and eliminate spawning of stocked fish. Operations will in an up to 100-ft by 150-ft insulated building located adjacent to the District's office. The facility will include a recirculated aquaculture system pump and treatment area, infiltration pump and treatment area, incubator room, locker room, employee areas.

Contact Information
Mike Stephenson
Big Bear Municipal Water District
40524 Lakeview Drive P.O. Box 2863
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

Phone : (909) 866-5796


34°14'35"N 116°55'43"W
Big Bear Lake
San Bernardino
Cross Streets
Big Bear Blvd and Lakeview Rd
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
SR 38; SR 18
Big Bear Lake and all tributaries

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (fish hatchery)
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 8 California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 California State Lands Commission Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 Office of Emergency Services, California Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, District 13 State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance

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