Cherokee Canal Bubbler Installation Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
Cherokee Canal Bubbler Installation Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
DWR is proposing to install a bubbler gage to measure water surface elevation in Cherokee Canal downstream of the State Highway bridge crossing. A National Electrical Manufacturers Assoc. (NEMA) box will be installed on the bank, while a galvanized pipe will be installed from the NEMA box to the edge of the canal.

Contact Information

Brian Humphrey
Agency Name
California Department of Water Resources
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
California Department of Water Resources
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Other Location Info
The project is located on the west bank of Cherokee Canal approximately 0.7 mile downstream of Highway 99 and 1.1 miles north of Nelson Road in Butte County. (Latitude: 39°35'51.51 "N, Longitude: 121 °42'8.40"W)

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15306. Information Collection
Reasons for Exemption
The installation of the bubbler gage will be used to measure surface elevation in Cherokee Canal. No heavy equipment will be used and ground disturbance will be minimal. Proposed activities are not anticipated to impact any environmental resources, including scenic resources, cultural resources or special status plants or wildlife species. The project will not result in any significant impact to the environment.


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