RRCWD Petition for lnstream Flow Dedication


SCH Number
Public Agency
Russian River County Water District
Document Title
RRCWD Petition for lnstream Flow Dedication
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The RRCWD is offering an lnstream Flow Dedication of water associated with two points of diversion under License 9393, per Water Code section 1707 and agreement with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. The fnstream Flow Dedication transfers water currently allocated to RRCWD's License 9393 to be dedicated to instream uses. The project benefits downstream habitat and species.

Contact Information

James Dunton
Agency Name
Russian River CWD
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Russian River County Water District
Contact Types
Project Applicant


unnamed tributary to Hobson Creek, Hobson Creek and Russian River from confluence with Hobson Gr
Other Location Info
(1) N1,950,975 and E6,295,915 Zone 2 and (2) N1 ,928,894 and E6,295,896 Zone 2

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15301(i)
Reasons for Exemption
The project includes abandonment of two points of diversion on License 9393 and transfer of that water right from use within the District to "maintenance of ... streamflows ... to protect fish and wildlife resources", as defined in Section 15301 (i). No exceptions or unusual circumstances (Section 15300.2) exist that would preclude use of this exemption to benefit California Department of Fish and Wildlife's objectives.


Notice of Exemption

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