Thompson Meadow Restoration & Water Budget Evaluation Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Thompson Meadow Restoration & Water Budget Evaluation Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Project Applicant
CA Department of Water Resources
Present Land Use
Agriculture and Grazing

Document Description
DWR and USFS propose to 1) restore Thompson Meadow using a variety of techniques, including partial channel fill and widening; complete channel fill; rock sleeper weirs; a meadow cut; fill material from upland borrow sites; rock raised riffle structures; a rock grade control structure; and headcut treatments including raised riffle structures, a rock apron, and an earthen plug; 2) improve and widen existing road; 3) revegetate and stabilize newly constructed restoration areas and borrow areas; 4) install wildlife-friendly fencing around a portion of the restoration area for grazing management; and 5) maintain the constructed project based on post-project performance monitoring results.

Contact Information
Todd Hillaire
CA Department of Water Resources
2440 Main Street
Red Bluff, CA 96080

Phone : (530) 529-7347


Beckwourth Portola
Total Acres
Thompson Creek
25, 36

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Project Issues
Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Noise Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 2 California Department of Water Resources California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Natural Resources Agency California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Redding Region 5 California State Lands Commission Central Valley Flood Protection Board Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality Department of Toxic Substances Control


Environmental Document
Draft_EA_IS_Thompson Meadow   PDF 6073 K NOI_Thompson Meadow   PDF 81 K Proposed_MND_Thompson_Meadow   PDF 544 K Summary_Form_Thompson_Meadow   PDF 580 K
NOC_Thompson Meadow   PDF 1112 K
State Comments
2020019021_DTSC_Thompson Meadow Restoration Water Budget Evaluation Project   PDF 1844 K

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