McKay Point Reservoir Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Tulare Irrigation District
Document Title
McKay Point Reservoir Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Document Description
The Owners propose to develop approximately 200 acres within the 500- acre McKayPoint property into a surface water storage and re-regulation reservoir (the Proposed Project). The reservoir would be located on the north side of the divergence of the Lower Kaweah River and St. Johns River. The Project would consist of the following phases: excavation of the site for the reservoir; construction of the reservoir; and operation of the reservoir. The Owners would contract with West Coast Sand and Gravel (WCSG) to excavate the site to allow for the construction of the reservoir. After the excavation and construction of the reservoir, the McKay Point Reservoir would be used as a surface water storage / re-regulation reservoir. The reservoir would also be used to optimize groundwater recharge within the Owners service areas.

Contact Information

Maya Rohr
Agency Name
Sespe Consulting, Inc.
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Tulare Irrigation District (TIO), the Consolidated Peoples Ditch Company (CPDC), and the Visalia and Kaweah Water Company (VKWC)
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Parcel #
113-070-016-000, 113-080-005-000, 113-080-008-000, 113-090-001-000, 113-100-002-000.
Other Information
Located in Tulare County, California, the Project site lies between and to the south of both Lake Kaweah (2.5 miles northeast of the site) and Bravo Lake (1.5 miles northwest of the site); 1.0 miles northwest of the community of Lemon Cove; and 2.5 miles southeast of the community of Woodlake. The Project site is located approximately 1.0 mile west-southwest of the intersection of State Highways 216 and 198, in Sections 3 and 4, Township 18 South, Range 27 East, Mount Diablo Base and Meridian.

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Energy Commission, California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)
Project Issues
Air Quality, Biological Resources, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Tribal Cultural Resources, Health Risks, Cultural Resources, Wildfire


Environmental Document

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