Narrows 2 Intake Debris Removal Project

Summary

SCH Number
2021050154
Lead Agency
Yuba County Water Agency
Document Title
Narrows 2 Intake Debris Removal Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
Zoning: Resource Preservation and Recreation District (RPR). GP Designation: Natural Land Use

Document Description
The Project will remove debris from the intake for the Narrows 2 Powerhouse at the base of the dam to maintain adequate water flows used for hydroelectric power generation, agricultural water supply, recreational uses, and fish habitat in the Yuba River. The Project Area comprises approximately 1.67 acres of land surrounding the Narrows 2 Powerhouse intake structure immediately upstream of Englebright Dam that includes the following: the debris removal area in the lak;the powerhouse intake platform; the steep rocky lake slope between the access road and lake water line; two storage/staging areas totaling 0.45-acre, approximately 250 feet west of the debris removal location, and a dirt boat ramp approximately 1,150 feet northeast of the debris removal location for potential boat access if personnel are needed to guide equipment from the land via visual from the lake. Project activities include removing an estimated 175 cubic yards of woody debris from below the lake waterline using a land-based excavator equipped with a clamshell bucket, or similar equipment staged on the 15-foot-wide gravel access road near the powerhouse intake structure. Debris will be excavated from the lake and placed into dump trucks for subsequent stockpiling in the debris storage/staging areas. Stockpiled debris would be dried and burned onsite under a non-agricultural burn permit issued by Feather River Air Quality Management District (FRAQMD). The only potential ground disturbance would be scraping the upper few inches of gravel and soil within portions of the two debris storage/staging areas during debris.

Contact Information
Jacob Vander Meulen
Yuba County Water Agency
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant
1220 F Street
Marysville, CA 95901

Phone : (530) 443-7412
jvandermeulen@yubawater.org

Location

Coordinates
39°14'29.6658"N 121°16'17.3748"W
Cities
Wheatland
Counties
Yuba
Regions
Countywide
Cross Streets
Scott Forbes Road
Zip
95601
Total Acres
1.67
Parcel #
005-300-010-000&005-300-003-000
State Highways
20
Waterways
Englebright Lake
Township
16N
Range
6E
Section
14
Base
MDBM

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Hydropower Intake Maintenance)
Local Action
Hydropower Maintenance
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Mineral Resources Noise Population/Housing Public Services Recreation Schools/Universities Septic System Sewer Capacity Solid Waste Transportation Vegetation Wetland/Riparian
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW) California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT) California Department of Water Resources (DWR) California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol (CHP) California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Natural Resources Agency California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB) California State Lands Commission (SLC) Central Valley Flood Protection Board Office of Historic Preservation Sierra Nevada Conservancy State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights

Attachments

Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
NOC Summary Form F_JDV   PDF 150 K YCWA_Narrows 2 Debris Removal_Draft_ISMND 050721 (1)   PDF 28954 K YCWA_Narrows2Debris Removal NOA-NOI_JDV   PDF 110 K
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
NOC_JDV   PDF 465 K

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