Lower Mokelumne River Fish Screen Project 2021


SCH Number
Public Agency
East Bay Municipal Utility District
Document Title
Lower Mokelumne River Fish Screen Project 2021
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The project consists of installation of self-cleaning fish screens to three existing surface water diversions in the lower Mokelumne River. The purpose of the project is to reduce entrainment of juvenile anadromous fish into water diversions within the lower Mokelumne River. See Attachment A for more information.

Contact Information
Denise Barnard
East Bay Municipal Utility District
Lead/Public Agency
375 11th Street, MS 806
Oakland, CA 94607

Phone : (209) 263-6368

East Bay Municipal Utility District
Project Applicant


San Joaquin
Northern California
Other Location Info
Lower Mokelumne River, river mile 54.1 (38.17664444, -121.1557806), 54.8 (38.17586667, -121.1448667), and 55.0(38.17606944, -121.1406444) near Elliot Road in Lockeford, San Joaquin County, CA.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301 and 15303
Reasons for Exemption
The project involves maintenance of an existing facility (private diversion intake) that does not expand its existing use (Guideline 15301), through addition of a small structure (fish-blocking screen) to the existing facility (Guideline 15303). The project will have no significant environmental effects relative to location, cumulative impact, or significant effects due to unusual circumstances, hazardous waste, or historical resources; pursuant to Section 15300.2 of the CEQA Guidelines.


Notice of Exemption
NOE_Lower Mokelumne River Rish Screen Project 2021_011221   PDF 999 K

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