California American Water Company's Water Project

10 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2006101004
Lead Agency
Public Utilities Commission (California Public Utilities Commission)
Document Title
California American Water Company's Water Project
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received

Document Description
The MPWSP is a desalination water supply project that would include a source water intake consisting of seven subsurface slant wells located at the CEMEX properly in Marina and extending offshore int the submerged lands of Monterey bay National Marine Sanctuary; a 6.4 million gallon per day (mgd) desalination plant located on Charles Benson Rd, in unincorporated Monterey County; a water conveyance pipelines and storage facilities; and improvements to the existing Seaside Groundwater basin Aquifer Storage and Recovery facilities. The project area extends approximately 18 miles, from the town of Castroville in the north to the City of Carmel in the South.

Contact Information
John Forsythe
California Public Utilities Commission
505 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102

916-327-6782

Location

Cities
Seaside Sand City Monterey Marina
Counties
Monterey
Cross Streets
various
Zip
various
Total Acres
+100
Parcel #
various
State Highways
Hwy 1, 156, 68
Railways
UPRR, TAMC ROW
Schools
various
Waterways
Monterey Bay, Salinas River, Carmel River, Elkhorn Slough
Other Location Info
Castroville
Other Information
RR: Transportation Agency of Monterey County's right-of-way between Castroville and Monterey

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
California Public Utilities Commission
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
N/A

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
Yes
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2b) A Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
Yes
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
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