Riverside North Aquifer Storage and Recovery Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Riverside, City of (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
City of Riverside Public Utilities Department
3750 University Ave., 3rd Floor
Riverside, CA 92501

Phone : (951) 826-5612


34°03'"N 117°19'"W
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

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Water Facilities (GW Rechg Type)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: GW Recharge
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Public Services Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board California Department of Parks and Recreation Caltrans, District 8 Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Office of Emergency Services, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 8 Resources Agency State Lands Commission 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
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