Riverside North Aquifer Storage and Recovery Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Riverside
Document Title
Riverside North Aquifer Storage and Recovery Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Open Space
Document Description
The proposed project is separated into five components: in-stream recharge (inflatable dam, diversion structure, and conveyance pipeline), off-stream recharge (3 to 8 recharge basins, diversion for the Riverside Canal (conveyance facilities), State Water Project pipeline (valves and connection pipeline to Riverside Canal Pipeline), and utility crossing. The in-stream recharge component will require the modification of the streambed directly upstream of the proposed inflatable dam. The purpose of the proposed project is to recharge the groundwater aquifers in the Riverside and Colton Basins, improve groundwater quality of the Riverside and Colton basins, create drought storage, reduce dependence on imported water, maximize local groundwater production, maximize capture and use of local surface water, and provide seasonal storage.

Contact Information

David Garcia
Agency Name
City of Riverside Public Utilities Department
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Bernardino
Cross Streets
Fogg Street and Congress Street
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
I-10 and I-215
Union Pacific R.R.
Colton Joint Unified SD
Santa Ana River

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Emergency Services, California, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6
State Reviewing Agency Comments
Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6
Development Types
Water Facilities (Type GW Rechg)
Local Actions
GW Recharge
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Public Services, Recreation, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian

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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