Feather Water District Channel Maintenance (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0213-R2).


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish and Wildlife, Region 2 - Northern Central, Rancho Cordova (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2)
Document Title
Feather Water District Channel Maintenance (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0213-R2).
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
Feather Water District

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2019-0213-R2, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to Dan Duncan representing the Feather Water District. The Project include routine maintenance on two separate inlet channels adjacent to the Feather River. Project activities include: the dredging of two screen inlet channels on the west side of the Feather River that lead to the District’s pumping structures. And up to 50 cubic yards of rock and rip rap added to the upstream portion above the south pump station, to protect the bank and rock dam. The Project also includes the diversion of up to 130 cfs of water from the South and North ponds, from January 1 to December 31.

Contact Information
Amy Kennedy
Califomia Department of Fish and Wildlife
1701 Nimbus Road, Suite A
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

Phone : (916) 358-2842


Other Location Info
The project is located at two locations along the Feather River, tributary to the Sacramento River, off Garden Highway, in Sutter County. The South Pump inlet project location occurs within Section 23, Township 14N, Range 3E of the Olivehurst 7.5-minute USGS quadrangle. The North Pump inlet project location occurs within Section 12, Township 13N, Range 3E, of the Nicolaus 7.5-minute USGS quadrangle.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15302, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
The project involves only minor alterations to land and water, includes routine maintenance and repair of existing structures, and will not affect any special status fish or wildlife or their habitat.


Notice of Exemption
2020020364_2019-0213 NOE   PDF 157 K

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