Joint Operations Center Relocation Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
Joint Operations Center Relocation Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Vacant Land/Urban Reserve (Surface Mining Overlay)/Low Density Residential
Document Description
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Weather Service (NWS) propose to construct a new Joint Operations Center (JOC) in the Sacramento area to be occupied by June 2015. The new JOC would provide typical office and special needs/essential services space for combined occupancy by Reclamation, and DWR, and NWS to replace the El Camino Interim JOC. Special needs are defined as two control centers, flood operations center, backup power supplies, primary and backup communications systems, intense computer infrastructure, physical and cyber security systems, and meeting state essential service criteria.

Contact Information

John Engstrom
Agency Name
California Department of Water Resources
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Rancho Cordova, Sacramento
Cross Streets
Hazel Avenue/Gold Country Boulevard
Parcel #
State Highways
Hwy 50
Folsom South Canal, Amercian River

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT)
Development Types
Office (Sq. Ft. 200,000, Acres 16, Employees 500)
Local Actions
Site Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Wildlife

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