Temporary Urgency Change Petitions of Permits 12947A, 12949, 12950 and 16596

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SCH Number
Public Agency
State Water Resources Control Board
Document Title
Temporary Urgency Change Petitions of Permits 12947A, 12949, 12950 and 16596
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Sonoma County Water Agency (Sonoma Water) filed temporary urgency change petitions with the Division of Water Rights on April 19, 2024, requesting modification to conditions imposed pursuant to State Water Board Decision 1610. Specifically, Sonoma Water requests modification to minimum instream flows to conform with requirements of the 2008 NMFS Biological Opinion.

Contact Information

Ken Emanuel
Agency Name
State Water Resources Control Board
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Connie Barton
Agency Name
Sonoma County Water Agency
Job Title
Environmental Planner
Contact Types
Project Applicant / Parties Undertaking Project


Cloverdale, Healdsburg, Ukiah
Mendocino, Sonoma
Citywide, Countywide
Other Location Info
The proposed action would occur in Mendocino and Sonoma counties at Lake Mendocino, in the Upper Russian River from Coyote Valley Dam/Lake Mendocino to the confluence with Dry Creek, and in the Lower Russian River from the confluence with Dry Creek to the Pacific Ocean. Communities and cities along the Russian River include Ukiah, Hopland, Cloverdale, Geyserville, Healdsburg, Forestville, Mirabel Park, Rio Nido, Guerneville, Monte Rio, Duncans Mills, and Jenner.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15307, 15308
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed action is categorically exempt under the State CEQA Guidelines Sections 15301 (i), 15307, and 15308.
County Clerks
Mendocino, Sonoma


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