Lower Cascade Canal Banner/Cascade Pipeline

6 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Nevada Irrigation District
Document Title
Lower Cascade Canal Banner/Cascade Pipeline
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
This is a linear project; there are various designations.

Document Description
Proposed installation of raw water and treated water pipelines from Clipper Creek Siphon along the south side of Banner Mountain to the E. George and Loma Rica Water Treatment Plants. Water would be re-routed from the Upper Grass Valley and Cascade Canals, which would be retained as service laterals at reduced flow. Appurtenances would include a standpipe reservoir near Banner Quaker Hill Road, an overflow pipeline to Scotts Flat Reservoir, and a hydroelectric generating facility at the Loma Rica water treatment plant.

Contact Information
Tim Crough
Nevada Irrigation District
1036 West Main Street P.O. Box 1019
Grass Valley, CA 95945-1019

Phone : (530) 273-6185


Grass Valley
Cross Streets
Idaho Maryland Road
State Highways
Nevada County Airpark
Wolf Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Raw and treated water pipelines)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Water Pipelines
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Biological Resources Forest Land/Fire Hazard Noise Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Wetland/Riparian Growth Inducing Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol Caltrans, District 3 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 2 Department of Health Services Native American Heritage Commission Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Sacramento) Resources Agency State Lands Commission State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance Cal Fire State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights
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