Transfer of Water From Imperial Irrigation District, San Diego County Water Authority

15 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Imperial Irrigation District
Document Title
Transfer of Water From Imperial Irrigation District, San Diego County Water Authority
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Agricultural / Residential

Document Description
The IID Water Conservation and Transfer project proposes the conservation by IID of up to 300 thousand acre-feet per year (KAFY) of Colorado River water and the transfer of this conserved water from IID to the San Diego County Water Authority (SDCWA), Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD), and/or Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD). The water conservation and transfer could occur under one of two scenarios: - 130 to 300 KAFY to SDCWA (All Conservation Measures) (IID/SDCWA Transfer Agreement Implementation Only) - Up to 200 KAFY to SDCWA and up to 100 KAFY to CVWD and/or MWD (QSA Implementation) Water would be diverted from the Colorado River at Parker Dam and distributed to SDCWA, CVWD, and/or MWD. Water would be delivered to SDCWA and MWD via the Colorado River Aqueduct. To comply with the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) and California ESA, and to support issuance of state and federal incidental take authorizations required to implement the proposed projet, IID, in consultation with USFWS and CDFG, has prepared an HCP to address impacts to species and habitats within the IID water service area, the right-of-way of the AAC, and the Salton Sea. Implementation of the HCP at the Salton Sea Portion could occur under one of two approaches: - Approach 1: Hatchery and Habitat Replacement - Approach 2: Use of Conserved Water as Mitigation.

Contact Information
Elston Grubaugh
Imperial Irrigation District
Lead/Public Agency
333 East Baroni Boulevard P.O. Box 937
Imperial, CA 92251

Phone : (760) 339-9109


Brawley El Centro Imperial Beach
Imperial Riverside San Diego
State Highways
Colorado River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (On-farm and System Conservation)
Local Action
Water Transfer
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Economics/Jobs Geology/Soils Growth Inducement Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Noise Public Services Recreation Transportation Wetland/Riparian Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT) California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California State Lands Commission (SLC) Central Valley Flood Protection Board Colorado River Board Department of Water Resources Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Colorado River Basin Region 7 (RWQCB) California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) California Department of Parks and Recreation Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA)

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