Eagle Mountain Pumped Storage Project

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
State Water Resources Control Board
Document Title
Eagle Mountain Pumped Storage Project
Document Type
OTH - Other Document
Document Description
NOTE: FYI - Biological Assessment/FERC Project No. 13123 The proposed project would be a pumped storage project using two existing mining pits near the town of Eagle Mountain, California. Water would be pumped from a lower/pit reservoir to an upper pit/reservoir during periods of low demand to generate peak energy during periods of high demand. To obtain the needed storage volume at the existing upper pit, two dams would be constructed along its perimeter. The lower pit has enough storage volume, so no dams would be needed. Eagle Crest is proposing to initially fill the reservoirs with either water from wells in the nearby Chuckwalla Basin or from surface water purchased from willing sellers elsewhere and transferred to the project through the Colorado River Aqueduct. Reservoir losses would be replaced by water from the nearby wells.

Contact Information

Camilla Williams
Agency Name
State Water Resources Control Board
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency



Notice of Completion

Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Geology/Soils, Land Use/Planning

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