Friant-Kern Canal Phase 3 Geotechnical Investigations (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0173-R4)

Summary

SCH Number
2020010161
Lead Agency
Fish and Wildlife, Region 4 - Central, Fresno (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4)
Document Title
Friant-Kern Canal Phase 3 Geotechnical Investigations (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0173-R4)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
1/13/2020
Project Applicant
Friant Water Authority

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife is issuing Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2019-0173-R4, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to the applicant, Friant Water Authority. The Project involves activities related to geotechnical borings at two locations, to investigate the feasibility of upgrading the Friant-Kern Canal to counteract the effects of continuing subsidence.

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

Phone : (559) 243-4014 ext. 233

Location

Coordinates
35°58'40.3"N 119°6'23.2"W
Counties
Tulare
Parcel #
302-240-011
Township
22S
Range
27E
Section
31
Base
MDB&M
Other Location Info
The Project is located in Tulare County at two locations: 1) Deer Creek over the Friant-Kern Canal. 2) Approximately 220 feet east of the crossing of the White River over the Friant-Kern Canal, in the NW¼ of Section 15, Township 24S, Range 26E, 7.5 Minute Quad Delano East, MDB&M; Latitude 35.843587°, Longitude -119.160797°; Assessor's Parcel Numbers 338-160-006 and 338-160-007.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Type - Class 6; California Code of Regulations, title 14, section 15306
Reasons for Exemption
This project includes data collection activities to evaluate and develop future projects to upgrade the Friant-Kern Canal. No significant impacts will result if the Project is completed under the protective features included in Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0173-R4.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020010161_2019-0173 NOE   PDF 491 K

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