Wellness Pond (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0208-R2)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 2 (Rancho Cordova) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 2)
Document Title
Wellness Pond (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0208-R2)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
Thomas Smith

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2019-0208-R2, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to Thomas Smith. The project is limited to construction of a shallow impoundment with a spillway on a seasonal watercourse approximately 70 feet by 100 feet ( ~0.16 acres of potential storage) and a trapezoidal (perpendicular view) concrete dam approximately 15 feet wide by 2 feet deep (thickness) and 7 feet high to support private recreational use (swimming).

Contact Information
Talmadge Robinson
Department of Fish and Wildlife
1701 Nimbus Road
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

Phone : (916) 358-4035


Other Location Info
The project is located on in unnamed tributary to Highland Springs Creek, in the County of Lake, State of California; Latitude 38.573110, Longitude -122.570756; Section 22, Township 13N, Range 1 OW of the Mt. Diablo Meridian, US Geological Survey (USGS) 7.5 quad Highland Springs.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
This project is strictly limited to construction of a small impoundment on a seasonal watercourse (stormflow).


Notice of Exemption
2019090262   PDF 310 K

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