Salinas Valley Water Project

8 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Monterey County
Document Title
Salinas Valley Water Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Document Description
The proposed action has been developed to provide for the long-term management and protection of groundwater resources in the Basin, and to achieve the objectives/needs of the SVWP. To achieve these objectives/needs, the proposed action would: (1) provide a source of water to the Basin by reoperating upstream reservoirs and capturing water via a surface diversion structure to provide water for agriculture; and (2) maintain present conservation release practices to recharge the groundwater basin. The following specific project components are being proposed: Stopping seawater intrusion; Providing adequate water supplies to meet current and future (year 2030) needs; and Hydrologically balancing the groundwater basin in the Salinas Valley.

Contact Information

Curtis Weeks
Agency Name
Monterey County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Monterey, Salinas
Monterey, San Luis Obispo
Cross Streets
Nashua Road, Blanco Road
State Highways
SR 1 and SR 183
Salinas River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Fiscal Impacts, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services, Recreation, Transportation, Other
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marine Region, Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS)

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