Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
United Water Conservation District
Document Title
Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Document Description
United Water Conservation District will prepare an EIR to evaluate the environmental effects of its proposed Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan (MSHCP) and facility and operations modifications associated with implementation of the MSHCP. The primary elements of the proposed project that could result in changes in the physical environment are the construction, operation, and maintenance of a new fish passage facility at the Freeman Diversion; modified water diversion operations and potential development of supporting infrastructure; replacement of the fish screen at the Freeman Diversion, and habitat restoration and enhancement in the Santa Clara River watershed.

Contact Information

Catherine McCalvin
Agency Name
United Water Conservation District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Paula
Cross Streets
SR 118 and Southern Pacific Milling Road
Parcel #
State Highways
SR 118
Santa Paula Airport
Santa Clara River

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire, California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Highway Patrol, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)
Development Types
Water Facilities (Type Intake Facility), Other (Water Distribution and Groundwater Infiltration)
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire

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 or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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