Whitewater River/Colorado River Aqueduct Siphon Scour and Mine Reclamation Project

5 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2005071069
Lead Agency
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Document Title
Whitewater River/Colorado River Aqueduct Siphon Scour and Mine Reclamation Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Received

Document Description
The purpose of the Project is to enhance the reliability of the Colorado River Aqueduct (CRA) through the following three objectives: 1) protect the CRA Siphon at Whitewater River crossing from erosion; 2) reclaim the Whitewater Mine Pit in a stable manner with open space as the end use; and 3) prevent over-pressurization of the CRA in the event the San Jacinto Tunnel becomes blocked.

Contact Information
Lilia I. Martinez
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
700 N. Alameda Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

213 217 5656

Location

Coordinates
33°55'27"N 116°38'16"W
Cities
Desert Hot Springs
Counties
Riverside
Cross Streets
I-10/Whitewater Canyon Rd, Esperanza Ave/Orange St, Carmen Ave/Elm St
Zip
92282/30
Total Acres
110
Parcel #
various
State Highways
I-10
Railways
UPRR
Waterways
Whitewater River, San Gorgonio River
Township
3S
Range
2E
Section
14,20
Base
SBB&M
Other Location Info
Nearest Community: Cabazon

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Operations & Maintenance (O&M))
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Pipeline Repair
Project Issues
Other Issues Wetland/Riparian Water Supply Water Quality Vegetation Noise Flood Plain/Flooding Drainage/Absorption Biological Resources Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Other Issues: GHGE
Reviewing Agencies
Department of Toxic Substances Control Native American Heritage Commission California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol Caltrans, District 8 Colorado River Board Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 7 Resources Agency
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