Coastal Water Project Proposed by California American Water Company

13 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Public Utilities Commission, California (California Public Utilities Commission)
Document Title
Coastal Water Project Proposed by California American Water Company
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use

Document Description
The MPWSP is proposed to include various facilities and improvements, including: a subsurface seawater intake system located at the CEMEX property in Marina; a 9.6 million gallon per day (mgd) desalination plant located on Charles Benson Rd. adjacent to the Monterey County Environmental Park; approximately 18 miles of water conveyance (pipelines) and storage facilities; and improvements to the existing Seaside Groundwater Basin Aquifer Storage and Recovery facilities. The DEIR also evaluates a MPWSP Variant, that would include a reduced-capacity (6.4-mgd) desalination plant and all other facilities included in the proposed project, plus an agreement to purchase 3,500 acre feet/year from the proposed Pure Water Monterey Groundwater Replenishment (GWR) project.

Contact Information
Andrew Barnsdale
California Public Utilities Commission
505 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102

Phone : (415) 703-3221


Marina Monterey Sand City Seaside
Cross Streets
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Hwy 1, 156, 68
Monterey Bay, Salinas River, Moss Landing Harbor, Carmel River
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Former Ford Ord
Other Information
RR: Transportation Agency of Monterey County's right-of-way between Castroville and Monterey

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Water Facilities (various Type, up to 9.6 MGD)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: water supply
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Coastal Zone Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Coastal Commission California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 5 California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 California State Lands Commission

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