Long-Term Water Transfers RDEIR/SDEIS

10 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
San Luis and Delta Mendota Water Authority
Document Title
Long-Term Water Transfers RDEIR/SDEIS
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Seller actions will occur on agricultural property; buyers will use water for agricultural or municipal use

Document Description
Note: Revised Draft EIR The Draft Revised EIR and SEIS evaluates out of basin water transfers from willing sellers in northern California to meet existing demands of buyers. Water transfers would occur through various methods such as groundwater substitution, cropland idling, reservoir release, and conservation, and would include individual and multiyear transfers from 2019 through 2024. The transfers could originate in Colusa, Butte, Glenn, Merced, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, Shasta, Solano, Sutter, Tehama, Yolo, or Yuba counties. The transfer buyers could be in Alameda, Contra Costa, Fresno, Kings, Merced, San Benito, San Joaquin, Stanislaus or Santa Clara counties.

Contact Information
Frances Mizuno
San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority
P.O. Box 2157 842 6th Street
Los Ganos, CA 93635

Phone : (209) 832-6200


37°03'40.1"N 120°50'51.9"W
Sacramento River, San Joaquin River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Inter-agency water transfer)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Water transfer
Project Issues
Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation Caltrans, Division of Transportation Planning Central Valley Flood Protection Board Delta Protection Commission Delta Stewardship Council Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development 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, Headquarters


Environmental Document
01_Long-Term Water Transfers RDEIR_SDEIS_MainBody   PDF 8299 K 02_Long-Term Water Transfers RDEIR_SDEIS_Appendix A-E   PDF 32010 K 03_Long-Term Water Transfers RDEIR_SDEIS_Appendix F-J   PDF 32196 K exec summary   PDF 955 K
NOC   PDF 738 K
State Comments
CDFW Comment   PDF 1669 K
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