Water Quality Certification for New Friant River Outlet Powerhouse

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Summary

SCH Number
2010051077
Lead Agency
Friant Water Authority
Document Title
Water Quality Certification for New Friant River Outlet Powerhouse
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
6/7/2011

Document Description
Friant Power Authority and the Orange Cove Irrigation District propose tic instruct a new River Outlet Powerhouse below Friant dam to increase the generating capacity of the existing facility. The existing powerhouse is regulated under Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) License No. 11068. The new River Outlet powerhouse will be constructed approximately60 feet downstream of the existing River Outlet powerhouse. The existing River outlet powerhouse will stay in service intermittently during construction and return to full service after construction. The proposed powerhouse will not alter the final use, scheduling, or quantity of water delivered to the San Joaquin River, or impact reservoir levels in Millerton Lake and the construction project will not involve work within the San Joaquin River or its banks.

Contact Information
Jennifer Watts
State Water Resources Control Board
1001 I Street, 14th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 341-5397

Location

Counties
Fresno
Cross Streets
Friant Rd, Millerton Rd
Zip
93626
Total Acres
0.8
Waterways
San Joaquin River
Township
11S
Range
21E
Section
E
Base
CA St Pl
Other Location Info
Nearest Community: Friant

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
State Water Resources Control Board
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
Southern San Joaquin Municipal Utility District 11281 Garzoli Avenue Delano, CA 93216

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
No
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
N/A
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes

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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