Meade Canal Realignment and Encasement (NID Project# - 1071)


SCH Number
Public Agency
Nevada Irrigation District
Document Title
Meade Canal Realignment and Encasement (NID Project# - 1071)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The proposed project Is a realignment and undergrounding of a 1000-foot section of Meade Canal. The pipeline would eliminate the need for an existing open, earthen canal segment, thereby reducing water supply susceptibility to coliform bacteria and evaporation.

Contact Information

Gary D. King
Agency Name
Nevada Irrigation District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Nevada Irrigation District (California Special District)
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Other Location Info
Near the town of Smartvllle, CA in Yuba County

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1, 15301; Class 4, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Project is exempt under 15301 (existing facilities) and 15304 (minor alterations to land). Section 15301 (b) specifically exempts existing facilities of both investor and publicly owned utilities. Section 15304(f) specifically exempts minor trenching and backfilling where the surface is restored. CEQA Initial Study on file at NID. There are no environmental impacts but it requires COE and CDFW permits.


Notice of Exemption

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