Water Quality Certification for New Friant River Outlet Powerhouse

6 Documents in Project

Summary

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

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

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 EIR Available Location
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 Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
No
(4) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
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