Salton Sea Ecosystem Restoration

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Salton Sea Ecosystem Restoration
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Repository for agricultural drainage. Zoning and general plan designations for these submerged lands are not designated by the local land use agencies with the exception of lands in the Torres Martinez Indian Reservation. Land uses adjacent to the Salton Sea include residential, agricultural, and open lands; zoning and general plan designations are consistent with these uses.

Document Description
The project was the preparation of the Salton Sea Ecosystem Restoration Study and the Draft Programmatic EIR, which are requirements of the Salton Sea Restoration Act and related legislation enacted in 2003 and 2004 to implement the Colorado River Quantification Settlement Agreement.

Contact Information
Dale Hoffman-Floerke
Department of Water Resources
1416 9th Street, Room 1148-6
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 651-7052


Imperial Riverside
Cross Streets
Total Acres
8,360 sq. miles
State Highways
I-8, I-10, 98, 86, 78, 111, 243
Salton Sea, Alamo River, New River, Whitewater River, San Felipe Creek, and Salt Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (A variety of infrastructure related to ecosystem rest. activitie)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Planning Study
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Public Services Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Traffic/Circulation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects California Department of Conservation California Department of Health Care Services California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning California Native American Heritage Commission California State Lands Commission Coachella Valley Mountains Conservancy Colorado River Board Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 7 State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance

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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