Recirculated Draft EIR for the Pit 1 Hydroelectric Project Water Quality Certification Amendment

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
State Water Resources Control Board
Document Title
Recirculated Draft EIR for the Pit 1 Hydroelectric Project Water Quality Certification Amendment
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use

Document Description
The Pacific Gas and Electric Company requested an amendment to the Pit 1 Hydroelectric Project water quality certification to permanently cease summer flushing flows required by Condition 13. The amendment would also include expansion of a parking lot for additional recreation capacity and releasing whitewater flows over two weekends in October (as opposed to the existing practice of releasing whitewater flows over four consecutive days in October).

Contact Information
Savannah Downey
State Water Resources Control Board
Lead/Public Agency
P.O. Box 2000
Sacramento, CA 95812

Phone : (916) 322-1585


Fall River Mills
Citywide Countywide Northern California
Total Acres
State Highways
Fall River Mills Airport
Pit River, Fall River, Fall River Pond, Tule River, MacArthur Swamp

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Hydroelectric (Megawatts 65.5)
Local Action
water quality certification amendment
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Energy Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Greenhouse Gas Emissions Growth Inducement Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Mineral Resources Noise Population/Housing Public Services Recreation Schools/Universities Transportation Tribal Cultural Resources Utilities/Service Systems Vegetation Wetland/Riparian
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB) California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Northern and Eureka Region 1 (CDFW) California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways California Department of Transportation, District 2 (DOT) California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT) California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT) California Department of Water Resources (DWR) California Energy Commission California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES) California Highway Patrol (CHP) California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Natural Resources Agency California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Redding Region 5 (RWQCB) California State Lands Commission (SLC) Central Valley Flood Protection Board Delta Protection Commission Delta Stewardship Council Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Pit 1 summary form   PDF 584 K Pit1_NOA   PDF 401 K Pit1_RDEIR   PDF 15064 K
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
Pit1_NOC   PDF 328 K

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