New Lateral 4 Facility and Deer Creek Check Structure Retrofit Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Pixley Irrigation District
Document Title
New Lateral 4 Facility and Deer Creek Check Structure Retrofit Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Agricultural/AE-40/Valley Agriculture
Document Description
The District Is pursing development of the surface water delivery system In phases. The first phase Is to develop an open channel, gravity conveyance system beginning from the end of the existing West Main Canal and terminating in one of the basin alternatives. The facility will primarily run along the Avenue 116 alignment starting at Road 116 and end between Road 84 and Road 76, with two basin alternatives. Alternative one is the Road 84 basin, and alternative two Is the Road 76 basin. Additionally, as a second phase, the District is pursuing options to retrofit the Deer Creek Check Structure with an automated gate system for better managing Friant water flows in Deer Creek for beneficial use within the District. Both Project sites are located In Tulare County, CA, Just west of Highway 99.

Contact Information

Eric Limas
Agency Name
Pixley Irrigation District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Pixley Irrigation District
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Pixley and Earlimart
Cross Streets
Highway 99 and Avenue 116 alignment, Highway 99 and Avenue 72
Total Acres
State Highways
Deer Creek

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT)
Development Types
Other (Canal, Recharge Basin, Check Structure Retrofit)
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Transportation, Wildfire


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