MONTGOMERY CREEK HYDROELECTRIC ROUTINE MAINTENANCE PROJECT (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2018-0213-R1)

Summary

SCH Number
2019070722
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 1 (Redding) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 1)
Document Title
MONTGOMERY CREEK HYDROELECTRIC ROUTINE MAINTENANCE PROJECT (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2018-0213-R1)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
7/18/2019
Project Applicant
EL DORADO HYDRO, LLC
Present Land Use
Hydroelectric Generation

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2018-0213-R1, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to EL DORADO HYDRO, LLC. The project is limited to routine maintenance activities at the Montgomery Creek Hydroelectric Facility. Routine maintenance activities are defined as those activities periodically scheduled and implemented as necessary to maintain the structural and functional integrity of the facility for which a notification of streambed alteration (Form FG 2023) would otherwise be required. Such routine maintenance activities are further described in Exhibit A – Covered Activities but in general include activities associated with maintaining, in an as-built condition, the free flowing passage of water through existing structures and maintaining the structural and functional integrity of facility, existing roads, paths, stream crossings, and bank revetment sites, as well as maintaining access to those features.

Contact Information
Adam McKannay
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
601 Locust Street
Redding, CA 96001

Phone : (530) 225-2124
adammckannay@wildlife.ca.gov

Location

Coordinates
40.837N°'"N 121.939W°'"W
Counties
Shasta
Regions
Northern California
Waterways
Montgomery Creek
Other Location Info
The project is located at Montgomery Creek, in the County of Shasta, State of California; Latitude 40.837N, Longitude 121.939W; Montgomery Falls Road, 3 mi North of Hwy 299E Montgomery Creek, CA 96065

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
title 14, section 15301
Reasons for Exemption
Operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, and minor alteration of existing private hydroelectric structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, and topographical features involving no expansion of use beyond that existing at the time of CDFW’s determination.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
1600-2018-0213-R1_SHA_Montgomery Creek Hydro_RMA_NOE   PDF 105 K
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