Seawater Desalination Project at Huntington Beach: Outfall/Intake Modifications and Lease Amendment

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Huntington Beach
Document Title
Seawater Desalination Project at Huntington Beach: Outfall/Intake Modifications and Lease Amendment
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
GP: Public (P) Z: Public - Semi-public with Oil and Coastal zone overlays (PS-O-CZ)
Document Description
Note: Per CA State Lands Commission acting as CEQA Responsible Agency. Proposal to amend CSLC Lease No. PRC 1980.1 to modify the existing Huntington Beach Generating Station Once Through Cooling (OTC) seawater intake and discharge (outfall) pipelines within the Lease area (the Project). The Project would install two "technology enhancements" associated with Poseidon's proposed seawater desalination facility at Huntington Beach: Modification of the offshore terminus of the seawater intake line with 1-mm wedgewire screens with a through-scree of 0.5 feet/second or less to reduce potential entrainment and minimize impingement; Modification of the offshore terminus of the seawater discharge line by addition of a multiport seawater diffuser.

Contact Information

Cy R. Oggins
Agency Name
California State Lands Commission
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Huntington Beach
Cross Streets
Offshore of Huntington Beach State Park (adjacent to 21730 Newland Street)
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Edison HS, John Eader
Pacific Ocean, Santa Ana River

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways, California Department of Transportation, District 12 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Development Types
Other (intake/outfall pipeline structural modificaiton)
Local Actions
State Lease
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Recreation, Transportation, Wetland/Riparian, Climate Change, Marine Biology

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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