Targeted Sediment Removal at the Freeman Diversion (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2020-0143-R5)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish and Wildlife, Region 5 - South Coast, San Diego (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5)
Document Title
Targeted Sediment Removal at the Freeman Diversion (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2020-0143-R5)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
United Waters Conservation District

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2020-0143-R5, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to United Waters. United Waters Conservation District will routinely remove accumulated sands from the concrete channel-lined inlet of the Freeman Diversion facility to maintain functionality of the facility. Sand will be removed utilizing an excavator-mounted suction pump.

Contact Information
Jeff Humble
Department of Fish and Wildlife
3883 Ruffin Road
San Diego, CA 92123

Phone : (562) 342-7151


Cross Streets
2641 West Los Angeles Avenue
Other Location Info
The Freeman Diversion Facility is located on the south bank of the Santa Clara River, 2.8 miles upstream of the Highway 118 bridge.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Class 1 consists of the operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that existing at the time of the lead agency’s determination.


Notice of Exemption
1600-2020-0143-R5_Final_Agreement   PDF 383 K 2020080126_Targeted Sediment Removal at the Freeman Diversion   PDF 281 K

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