Independence Creek Camp Water Diversion


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW)
Document Title
Independence Creek Camp Water Diversion
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project is limited to the placement of an electric pump into Independence Creek to divert water for use in a seasonal campground facility. Diversion of water will occur at approximately 1.5 gallons per minute (approximately 100 gallons per weekend). The diversion hose inlet will be appropriately screened. Diversion will immediately cease if water levels become too low to support downstream aquatic resources.

Contact Information

Jennifer Garcia, Environmental Program Manager
Agency Name
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Tim and Shari Riggs
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Northern California
Parcel #
Other Location Info
The project is located in Independence Creek, tributary to Little Truckee Creek

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
California Code of Regulations, title 14, section 15303 (New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures) and 15304
Reasons for Exemption
This project involves a seasonal minor diversion of water and does not impact special status species or the habitat on which they depend.


Notice of Exemption

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