Proposed Lower Yuba River Accord

28 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Yuba County Water Agency
Document Title
Proposed Lower Yuba River Accord
Document Type
FIN - Final Document
Present Land Use
The water conveyance systems associated with the proposed project provide flood control and storage, hydropower, water supply, and recreation opportunities.
Document Description
The purpose of the Yuba Accord is to resolve instream flow issues associated with operation of the Yuba River Development Project (Yuba Project) in a way that protects and enhances Lower Yuba River fisheries and local water supply reliability, while providing revenues for local flood control and water-supply projects, water for the CALFED Program to use for protection and restoration of Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta (Delta) fisheries, and improvements in statewide water supply management, including supplemental water for the Central Valley Project (CVP) and the State Water Project (SWP).

Contact Information

Curt Aikens
Agency Name
Yuba County Water Agency
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Yuba River, Feather River, Sacramento River, and the Delta
Other Location Info
Other counties affected by project

Notice of Completion

State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), Resources Agency, Department of Water Resources
State Reviewing Agency Comments
Department of Water Resources
Local Actions
Fisheries, Water Purchase, Conjunctive Use Agmts & Water Right P
Project Issues
Air Quality, Cumulative Effects, Hydrology/Water Quality, Power production/Energy consumption

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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