V. Sattui Winery Diversion (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0099-R1)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 1E (CDFW)
Document Title
V. Sattui Winery Diversion (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0099-R1)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
This Agreement pertains to the annual placement and removal of a single-screened agricultural pump intake in Anderson Creek, and the seasonal diversion of channel surface waters. As stated in the project description and Small Irrigation Use Registration (SIUR) No. H032349 and riparian diversion, the proposed rate of water diversion is a maximum instantaneous rate of 250 gallons per minute (gpm) (approximately 0.56 cfs), from December 15 through March 31 of each year under the SIUR and from April 1 through May 31 under riparian use. Water is proposed for diversion to storage for frost protection of 35.3 vineyard acres. Up to 20 acre-feet per year is proposed for storage in an existing 23.3 acre-foot off-stream reservoir under the SIUR. The remaining volume of water stored in the reservoir is described as captured groundwater and surface drainage via tile drains. Water is diverted to storage and for direct use for frost protection and irrigation and heat control of vineyards and for recreation.

Contact Information

Jane Arnold
Agency Name
CDFW, Region 1
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
14715 High 128
Anderson Creek, Navarro River

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1-S: 15301
Reasons for Exemption
Activities will be conducted in a manner to protect water quality and free flowing conditions in the Navarro River. No mature or scenic trees will be removed. There would be no significant adverse impact on endangered, threatened, or rare species or their habitat pursuant to §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.


Notice of Exemption

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