This is a project to enhance instream habitat for the benefit of endangered coho salmon by releasing approximately 0.1 cfs of water from the Camp Meeker pipeline into Dutch Bill Creek. This release will be similar to releases conducted in 2015, 2016, and 2018. Partners include Gold Ridge RCD and Trout Unlimited.
Dutch Bill Creek from North 1,921,867.812 feet and East 6,282,808.673 feet, within the NE 1 /4 of the SW 1 /4 of Section 21;T07N R10W, MDB&M
Notice of Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301 , 15303, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed dedication of instream flow will temporarily improve the condition of instream habitat in Dutch Bill Creek, and would not consume any additional water above that already authorized under Permit 21198.The project will use existing facilities plus a small temporary 2" pipe. The project will enhance fish habitat and disturb no new acreage.