New Lateral 4 Facility and Deer Creek Check Structure Retrofit Project

Summary

SCH Number
2019079008
Lead Agency
Pixley Irrigation District
Document Title
New Lateral 4 Facility and Deer Creek Check Structure Retrofit Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Project Applicant
Pixley Irrigation District
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
Pixley Irrigation District
357 E. Olive Avenue
Tipton, CA 93272

Phone : (559) 686-4716

Location

Cities
Pixley and Earlimart
Cross Streets
Highway 99 and Avenue 116 alignment, Highway 99 and Avenue 72
Total Acres
85
State Highways
99
Railways
UPRR
Schools
various
Waterways
Deer Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Canal, Recharge Basin, Check Structure Retrofit)
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Forest Land/Fire Hazard Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Water Quality Land Use
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Conservation Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4 Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Fresno) Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights Caltrans, District 6

Attachments

Environmental Document
Draft IS-MND_PIXID Lat 4 Deer Creek FINAL electronic   PDF 28055 K mitigation monitoring and reporting program   PDF 3398 K noi   PDF 764 K summary form   PDF 917 K
NOC
noc   PDF 1707 K
State Comments
2019079008 caltrans   PDF 272 K
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