Salinas Valley Water Project

8 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Monterey County
Document Title
Salinas Valley Water Project
Document Type
JD - Joint Document
Present Land Use
Agricultural and Open Space, River and Water Bodies, Farmland

Document Description
The proposed project would provide for long-term management and protection of groundwater resources in the Salinas Valley Groundwater Basin by meeting these objectives: 1) stopping seawater intrusion, 2) providing adequate water supplies to meet current and future (2030) needs, and 3) hydrologically balancing the Basin. Specific project components are: 1) Nacimiento Reservoir spillway modifications, 2) reoperation of Nacimiento and San Antonio reservoirs, 3) Salinas River recharge, conveyance, and water diversion via an inflatable diversion structure, 4) distribution and delivery of water, and 5) delivery area pumping management.

Contact Information
Curtis Weeks
Monterey County Water Resources Agency
Lead/Public Agency
893 Blanco Circle
Salinas, CA 93901-4465

Phone : (831) 755-4860


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

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Water Facilities (Instream Diversion)
Local Action
Project Approval
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Coastal Zone Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Growth Inducement Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Noise Recreation Transportation Wetland/Riparian Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Coastal Commission (CCC) 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 Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California State Lands Commission (SLC) Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marine Region Department of Water Resources Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB)

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