Independence Creek Camp Water Diversion

Summary

SCH Number
2020090338
Lead Agency
Fish and Wildlife, Region 2 - Northern Central, Rancho Cordova (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2)
Document Title
Independence Creek Camp Water Diversion
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
9/17/2020
Project Applicant
Tim and Shari Riggs

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
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
1701 Nimbus Road
Gold River, CA 95670

Phone : (916) 358-2885
jennifer.garcia@wildlife.ca.gov

Location

Coordinates
39°17'44.5"N 120°9'52.2"W
Counties
Sierra
Regions
Northern California
Parcel #
018-040-022-0
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.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020-0018_NOE   PDF 221 K

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