Application to Appropriate Santa Ana River Water Recirculated Draft Program Environmental Impact Report

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Orange County Water District
Document Title
Application to Appropriate Santa Ana River Water Recirculated Draft Program Environmental Impact Report
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use

Document Description
The Orange County Water District (OCWD of District) has filed an Application to the State Water Resources Control Board to appropriate water from the Santa Ana River (SAR), which flows through portions of San Bernardino, Riverside, and Orange Counties. The District requests a permit that recognizes its current water rights and diversion practices as well as appropriation of the river's increasing flow at Prado Dam that would otherwise reach the Pacific Ocean. It is anticipated that future base flow and storm flow in the SAR below Prado Dam will increase due to urbanization in the upper SAR watershed. The District wants to formalize with the SWRCB the right to capture whatever level of additional base and storm flow may reach Prado Basin in the future, up to 505,000 acre-feet per year (afy).

Contact Information
Craig Miller
Orange County Water District
PO Box 8300
Fountain Valley, CA 92728-8300

Phone : (714) 378-3225


Anaheim Anaheim, Buena Park, Costa Mesa, Cypress, Fountain Valley, ... Buena Park Chino Chino Hills Corona Costa Mesa Cypress Fountain Valley Fullerton Garden Grove Huntington Beach Irvine La Palma Los Alamitos Newport Beach Norco Orange Placentia Santa Ana Seal Beach Stanton Tustin Villa Park Westminster Yorba Linda
Cross Streets
Parcel #
State Highways
55, 22, 91, 71, 405, 5
Santa Ana River, Santiago Creek, Chino Creek, Temescal Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Water Facilities (Recharge, Storage 505TAFY)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Water Rights Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Public Services Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Coastal Commission California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 California Department of Health Care Services California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 8 California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 California State Lands Commission Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 Department of Water Resources State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance California Department of Transportation, District 12 Resources Agency

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