PVID Land Management Crop Rotation and Water Supply Program

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Summary

SCH Number
2001101149
Lead Agency
Palo Verde Irrigation District
Document Title
PVID Land Management Crop Rotation and Water Supply Program
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Received
Present Land Use
Irrigated agricultural crop lands zoned for agricultural use
Document Description
The proposed program is planned to develop a flexible and reliable water supply for The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (Metropolitan) of approximately 25,000 to 111,000 acre-feet of Colorado River water per year for 35 years. Participants who commit to the proposed Program would be compensated by Metropolitan for not irrigating a portion (up to approximately 29%) of their farms on a rotating basis. Water saved under the proposed program would be made available to Metropolitan to help meet existing demand within its service area.

Contact Information

Name
Ed Smith
Agency Name
Palo Verde Irrigation District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Blythe
Counties
Imperial, Riverside
Cross Streets
Numerous
Total Acres
91,000/26,500
Parcel #
Numerous
State Highways
I-10,U.S. 95; SR 78
Railways
Arizona/California Railroad
Airports
Blythe
Waterways
Colorado River, PVID canals and drains
Township
5,10S
Range
21,24E
Section
Numero
Base
SB

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Other (Land Management, Crop Rotation and Water Supply Program)
Local Actions
Program Approval
Project Issues
Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Cumulative Effects, Economics/Jobs, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hydrology/Water Quality, Social, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, District 8 (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, State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance, Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Colorado River Basin Region 7 (RWQCB)
Reviewing Agency Comments
Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Colorado River Basin Region 7 (RWQCB)

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