Fish Passage and Habitat Improvements to Dry Creek Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB)
Document Title
Fish Passage and Habitat Improvements to Dry Creek Project
Document Type
FON - FONSI - Findings of No Significant Impact
Document Description
The project consist of removing a low flow crossing and a low flow stream channel would be constructed; Beale Lake Dam and an existing fish ladder would be fully removed and the Beale Lake area would be re-graded and restored to a free-flowing reach of Dry Creek; and four locations upstream of Beale Air Force Base would receive gravel injections outside of the natural low flow channel, within the floodplain, to allow the material to be naturally distributed downstream of the injection sites during high flow events, improving spawning habitat for salmonids that would now be able to access these reaches of Dry Creek. The above ground extent of an abandoned sewer pipe will also be removed.

Contact Information

Greg Hendricks
Agency Name
Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Beale Air Force Base
Nevada, Yuba
Northern California
Total Acres
Parcel #
015-150-092-001/007, 015-140-057-005, 015-150-045-007,  019-120-023-000, 019-120-022-000
State Highways
Union Pacific Marysville-Rosevil
None within 2 miles
Wheatland Elementary School, Virginia School, Wheatland Union Hi
Dry Creek (Tributary to Bear River)
Other Information
Parcel Numbers continued, 019-120-031-000,  019-120-031-000,  002-040-016,  002-150-039

Notice of Completion

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Local Actions
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways, California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights


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