Elk River Sediment Remediation and Habitat Rehabilitation Pilot Implementation Project

Summary

SCH Number
2019059020
Lead Agency
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 1 (North Coast), Santa Rosa
Document Title
Elk River Sediment Remediation and Habitat Rehabilitation Pilot Implementation Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
various - see project description, primarily Ag, timberlands, and rural residential

Document Description
The goal of the Proposed Project is to begin to remediate excess fine sediment, nuisance flooding, loss of water quality beneficial uses, and degraded juvenile salmonid rearing habitat uses by excavating approximately 18,000 cubic yards of sediment from the bed and banks of the North Fork Elk River within the Project area to re-create a more natural channel form and salmonid habitat.

Contact Information
Chuck Striplen
North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board
5550 Skylane Blvd. Suite A
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Phone : (707) 576-2689

Location

Coordinates
40°70'25"N 124°15'11"W
Cities
Eureka
Counties
Humboldt
Cross Streets
Elk River Road and Wrigley Road
Zip
95503
Total Acres
8.8
Parcel #
311-041-006
State Highways
101
Waterways
Elk River
Township
4N
Range
1W
Section
26
Base
HBM

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Restoration)
Local Action
Restoration
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Wetland/Riparian Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Coastal Commission California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol Caltrans, District 1 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marine Region Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 1 Resources Agency State Lands Commission State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 1E

Attachments

Environmental Document
IS MND Appendices Compiled for Public Review   PDF 53113 K Elk Pilots IS_MND Revised Final for Distribution 5 3 2019   PDF 10153 K Summary_Form_for_Document_Submittal   PDF 198 K NOC_Project description   PDF 45 K
NOC
sch noc   PDF 1689 K
State Comments
2019059020 F&W   PDF 1205 K
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