Temporary Urgency Change Petitions of Permits 12947A, 12949, 12950, and 16596

Summary

SCH Number
2020070581
Lead Agency
State Water Resources Control Board
Document Title
Temporary Urgency Change Petitions of Permits 12947A, 12949, 12950, and 16596
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
7/31/2020
Project Applicant
Sonoma County Water Agency

Document Description
Sonoma County Water Agency filed temporary urgency change petitions with the Division of Water Rights on June 10, 2020. The petitions request temporary reductions to instream flow requirements to address extremely dry conditions and avoid potential impacts to protected salmon ids and water supply.

Contact Information
Jane Ling
State Water Resources Control Board - Division of Water Rights
P.O. Box 2000
Sacramento, CA 95812

Phone : (916) 341-5335

Location

Counties
Mendocino Sonoma
Other Location Info
The upper Russian River (from its confluence with the East Fork of the Russian River to confluence with Dry Creek) and the lower Russian River (downstream of confluence with Dry Creek).

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section: 15301, 15306, 15307, and 15308
Reasons for Exemption
The State Water Board has reviewed the information submitted by Sonoma County Water Agency and has made its own independent finding that the requested changes are categorically exempt from CEQA. The changes sought by the petitions are consistent with the following Categorical CEQA exemptions for the following reasons: See NOE for full details.
Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 21080(b)(4); 15269(b)(c)
Reasons for Exemption
The State Water Board has reviewed the information submitted by Sonoma County Water Agency and has made its own independent finding that the requested changes are categorically exempt from CEQA. The changes sought by the petitions are consistent with the following Categorical CEQA exemptions for the following reasons:

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020070581_Temporary Urgency Change Petitions   PDF 401 K

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