East Side Canal - Embankment Maintenance and Rehabilitation Project (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0165-R4)

Summary

SCH Number
2019120101
Lead Agency
Fish and Wildlife, Region 4 - Central, Fresno (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4)
Document Title
East Side Canal - Embankment Maintenance and Rehabilitation Project (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0165-R4)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
12/4/2019
Project Applicant
The East Side Canal and Irrigation Company

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2019-0165-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 an approximately 1,000-foot section of the eastern bank of the East Side Canal (stream). The Project will also include the construction of an armored embankment along the section of stream to resist erosion when overtopped by floodwater and to restore vehicular passage along this section of the canal.

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

Phone : (559) 243-8150

Location

Coordinates
37°13'15.15"N 120°41'53.41"W
Counties
Merced
Township
8S
Range
12E
Section
19
Base
MDB&M
Other Location Info
The Project will occur along the eastern side of a 1,000 foot section of the East Side Canal (Stream), approximately 0.5 miles south of the Greenhouse Road crossing of East Side Canal and approximately 10 miles southeast of State Route 165 and is accessible via private roads, Merced County, California.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Type- 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. 1600-2019-0165-R4.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2019120101_East Side Canal   PDF 486 K

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