Sycamore Mutual Water Company Pipe Replacement (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2018-0177-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
Sycamore Mutual Water Company Pipe Replacement (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2018-0177-R2)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2018-0177-R2, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to Daniel Griffith representing the Sycamore Mutual Water Company. The project consists of the excavation of a portion of the east bank of the Colusa Drain to remove a defective 48-inch pipe. The project will be constructed by open trench and will be backfilled with controlled low strength material to one foot above the pipe, followed by native fill to 90 percent compaction. A positive closure device, Waterman C-20 Canal Gate within a 60-inch steel pipe will be installed. The work areas will be isolated by either coffer dams or bladder dams. The work areas will be dewatered for a period of no less than 15 days prior to excavation of the existing pipe and installation of the new pipe.

Contact Information
Ian Boyd
Department of Fish and Wildlife
1701 Nimbus Road, Suite A
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

Phone : (916) 932-3035


39°6'52.2"N 122°1'5.4"W
Other Location Info
Colusa Drain U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) 7.5-minute quadrangle map Arbuckle

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class (2); Section 15302
Reasons for Exemption
Class 2 because the project consists of the replacement of an existing utility facility involving negligible or no expansion of capacity. The utility facility is a culvert that is used to convey irrigation water from the Colusa Drain to irrigation ditches through an existing levee.


Notice of Exemption
2020040136_2018-0177 NOE   PDF 257 K

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