Modification to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation's Water Rights Permits for the Cachuma Project on the Santa Ynez River

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
State Water Resources Control Board
Document Title
Modification to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation's Water Rights Permits for the Cachuma Project on the Santa Ynez River
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR

Document Description
The proposed project analyzed in the 2nd Revised Draft Environmental Impact Report (2nd RDEIR) consists of potential modifications to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation's (Reclamation) water right permits 11308 and 11310 for the Cachuma Project in order to provide appropriate protection of downstream water rights and public trust resources on the Santa Ynez River. The Cachuma Project includes Bradbury Dam, which impounds water on the Santa Ynez River in northern Santa Barbara County forming Cachuma Lake. The Cachuma Project provides water to the Cachuma Project Members Units for irrigation, domestic, municipal, and industrial uses. The Member Units consists of the City of Santa Barbara, Goleta Water District, Montecito Water District, Carpintera Valley Water District, and the Santa Ynez River Water Conservation District - Improvement District #1.

Contact Information
Jane Farwell
State Water Resources Control Board / Water Rights
1001 I Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 341-5349


39°34'44.22"N 119°56'52.92"W
Buellton Lompoc Solvang
Santa Barbara
Cross Streets
State Hwy 154
State Highways
Hwy 154
Santa Ynez River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Modification of Water Right Permits 11308 and 11310
Project Issues
Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Recreation/Parks Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Public Health California Department of Transportation, District 5 California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 California State Lands Commission Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5

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