Mojave Water Agency Water Supply Reliability and Groundwater Replenishment Program

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Summary

SCH Number
2005041103
Lead Agency
Mojave Water Agency
Document Title
Mojave Water Agency Water Supply Reliability and Groundwater Replenishment Program
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Received
Document Description
Consistent with its 1994 Regional Water Management Plan and recently adopted Regional Water Management Plan, Mojave Water Agency (MWA) proposes to prepare a project-specific Environmental Impact Report (EIR) to consider a Water Supply Reliability and Groundwater Replenishment Program (Project Under Consideration). The Project Under Consideration is intended to: * Enhance water supply reliability; * Increase overall groundwater replenishment and offset groundwater overdraft; * Enhance MWA's ability to manage to improve groundwater quality; * Raise groundwater levels at selected sites to enhance riparian vegetation; and * Provide opportunities for MWA to engage in innovative water banking and water exchange programs. To accomplish these objectives, MWA is considering utilizing existing facilities, enahncing existing facilities, and/or constructing new facilities to increase capacity for groundwater recharge and extraction. In conjunction with these facilities, MWA is considering modifying its current operations to include water anking programs and/or water exchange programs to enhance operational flexibility and water supply reliability.

Contact Information

Name
Norman Caouette
Agency Name
Mojave Water Agency
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Counties
San Bernardino

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services, Recreation, Transportation
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 (RWQCB)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 (RWQCB)

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