Domestic Use Diversion (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2018-0005-R1)

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SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 1 (CDFW)
Document Title
Domestic Use Diversion (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2018-0005-R1)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project is limited to year-round direct diversion of surface water from Reading Creek for domestic purposes only. Water will be diverted via gravity feed through a one-inch PVC pipe to a 500-gallon hard plastic tank, which will pump water using a solar-pump on an as-needed basis to the residential area. The intake of the 1-inch pipe will be screened with material containing no openings larger than 3/32- inch in diameter. No surface water will be used for commercial cannabis irrigation.

Contact Information

Kate Blanchard
Agency Name
Department of Fish and Wildlife
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


community of Douglas
Other Location Info
The project is located at Reading Creek, tributary to the Trinity River, near the community of Douglas City in Trinity County, State of California; Latitude 40.565507, Longitude, -122.867301.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15303, Class 3
Reasons for Exemption
The project permits the installation of a new small diversion facility that will limit the diversion rate to 1 gallon per minute when the stream is at baseflow. The project consists of the construction of one new, small facility for non-commercial purposes. There will be no significant adverse impacts on endangered, rare, or threatened species or their habitat pursuant to California Code of Regulations, title 14, section 15065.


Notice of Exemption

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