East Side Canal - Sediment Removal Project (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0121-R4)

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Summary

SCH Number
2019090440
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 4 (Fresno) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4)
Document Title
East Side Canal - Sediment Removal Project (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0121-R4)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
9/17/2019
Project Applicant
The East Side Canal and Irrigation Company.

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2019-0121-R4, pursuant"to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to the applicant, East Side Canal and Irrigation Company. The Project includes activities related to the removal of accumulated sediment along the southern bank of an approximately 2.7 miles stretch of the East Side Canal (stream). The excavation will require construction of three access ramps to. the bed of the stream and a temporary staging area, and the excavated material will be used to build up the southern levee bank.

Contact Information
Heather Rodriguez
Department of Fish and Wildlife
1234 East Shaw Avenue
Fresno, CA 93710

Phone : (559) 243-8150

Location

Cities
Fresno
Counties
Fresno
Other Location Info
The Project will occur along a 2.7 mile stretch along the south side of the East Side Canal (Stream), approximately 3 miles east of State Route 65 and approximately 7 miles southwest of Livingston and 13 miles northwest of the Merced National Wildlife Refuge, Merced County, California; Section 19 and 20, Township 7 South, Range 11 East, USGS 7.5 Minute Quad Map Stevinson, MOB & M; Latitude 37°18'33.74"N, Longitude 120°47'49.12"W.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1; California Code of Regulations, title 14, section 15301
Reasons for Exemption
The Project includes activities related to the maintenance of an existing facility without resulting in an expansion of use. No significant environmental impacts will result if the Project is completed under the protective features included in Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0121-R4.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
East Side Canal   PDF 471 K

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