East Side Canal - Sediment Removal Project (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2018-0240-R4)

Summary

SCH Number
2019028003
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 4 (Fresno) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4)
Document Title
East Side Canal - Sediment Removal Project (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2018-0240-R4)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
2/1/2019

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2018-0240-R4, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to the applicant, East Side Canal and Irrigation Company. The Project includes activities related to the one-time mechanical of accumulated sediment from approx. 2.7 miles of East Side Canal (stream). The excavation will require construction of three access ramps to the bed of the stream and a temporary staging area, and the excavated material will be used to build up the east/north levee bank.

Contact Information
Heather Rodriguez
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4
1234 East Shaw Avenue
Fresno, CA 93710

Phone : 559 243-4014 ext. 243

Location

Counties
Merced
Township
7S
Range
11E
Section
18
Base
MDB&M
Other Location Info
The Project will occur within the East Side Canal (Stream), beginning approx. 0.5 mile east of Estates Drive and 0.25 mile north of State route 140, and ending 2.7 miles northeast (downstream) at the intersection of Howard Road and State Route 140.
Other Information
*Latitude/Longitude continued: Multiple. NOTE: See NOE for full details.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1, Tit. 14, Sec. 15301
Reasons for Exemption
The Project includes activities related to the maintenance of an existing facility without resulting in an expansion of use. No significant environmental impacts will result if the Project is completed under the protective features included in Streambed Alteration Agreement no. 1600-2018-0240-R4.
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