Middle Truckee River Watershed Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) for Sediment, Basin Plan Amendment


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 6 (Lahontan)
Document Title
Middle Truckee River Watershed Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) for Sediment, Basin Plan Amendment
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
High elevation mountainous environment within the Truckee River watershed. Land use is generally for commercial, residential, and recreational purposes.

Document Description
The Lahontan Regional Board intends to adopt a Basin Plan amendment incorporating the Total Maximum Daily Load for Sediment in the Truckee River Watershed, Placer, Nevada and Sierra Counties into the Water Quality Control Plan for the Lahontan Region (Basin Plan). The project would involve actions to reduce sediment loads in the watershed and protect beneficial uses.

Contact Information
Anne Holden
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 6 (Lahontan)
Lead/Public Agency
2501 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

Phone : (530) 542-5450


Nevada Placer Sierra
Total Acres
~ 272,000
State Highways
80, 89, 267
Middle Truckee River and tributaries

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Local Action
Basin Plan Amendment
Project Issues
Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Geology/Soils Hydrology/Water Quality Noise Public Services
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC) 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 Highway Patrol California State Lands Commission (SLC) Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)

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 state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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