Barker Seep Well Diversion


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Northern and Eureka Region 1 (CDFW)
Document Title
Barker Seep Well Diversion
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2019-0106-R1, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to Mr. Aaron Heister. The project is limited to the diversion of water from Barker Creek from an existing seep well located on the west bank of Barker Creek for domestic purposes, landscape irrigation, and fire protection.

Contact Information

Jacqueline Matthews
Agency Name
Department of Fish and Wtldlife
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Aaron Helster
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Parcel #
Other Information
The project is located at Barker Creek1 tributary to Hayfork Creek, in the County of Trinity, State of California; Latitude 40.569561 ° N, 123.111597° W; Section 4, Township 31 N1 Range 11W, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) map Hayfork Summit; Mount Diablo base and Meridian; Assessor's Parcel Number 017-440-21.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1, 15301
Reasons for Exemption
This project is limited to the permitting, operation of, and limited maintenance of an existing seep well. There will be no increase in the amount of water currently diverted, or the duration of diversion. The seep well will be operated in conformance with measures as outlined in the executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement, will not result in a significant adverse impact on endangered, rare, or threatened species or their habitat pursuant to section 15065. 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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