Owens Lake High Flow Preparations Project

Summary

SCH Number
2019070278
Lead Agency
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 6 (Lahontan), Victorville
Document Title
Owens Lake High Flow Preparations Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
6/14/2019
Project Applicant
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

Document Description
The Project is to implement preventative measures in order to protect dust mitigation infrastructure on Owens Lake due to high flows expected from the above average snowpack runoff in the eastern Sierra Nevada. Proposed measures include blocking an 18-inch culvert with plywood and sandbags, Then redirecting the flow with 2.5 miles of v-ditch. LADWP anticipates that the measures will remain in-place for a period of 6-8 months.

Contact Information
Tiffany Steinert
Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board
15095 Amargosa Road, _Bldg 2, Ste 210
Victorville, CA 92394

Phone : (760) 241-7305

Location

Cities
Bartlett
Counties
Inyo
Other Location Info
The Project is located at Owens Lake in Inyo County.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304
Reasons for Exemption
The Water Board finds that the Project is categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to CCR, title 14, section 15304, Minor Alterations to Land, for the minor trenching and back filling where the surface is restored.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
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