San Joaquin River Riparian Habitat Restoration Program, 2001 Pilot Project
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Open Space and Agricultural Land
The Friant Water Users Authority proposes to make releases of water from Friant Dam over the period of approximately June 1 through September 30, 2001 as part of Reclamation and the SJRRHRP 2001 Pilot Project. The project is to encourage maintenance of a seedling establishment and to improve understanding of ground and surface watrer conditions to refine hydrologic and hydraulic modeling on the San Joaquin River from Friant Dam to Mendota Dam. Water releases would be at an instantaneous rate of up to 400 cfs. Water purchases from willing sellers are needed to augment water already banked by the Pilot Project proponents in Millerton Lake Reservoir.
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, California State Lands Commission (SLC), State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California State Lands Commission (SLC), State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB)
Other (Temporary water release/exchange/purchase; no land development)
None of above
Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Flood Plain/Flooding, Hydrology/Water Quality, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildlife, Energy
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