Redirected Contract PG&E Water from the Miocene Canal to the Thermalito Power Canal

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Butte County
Document Title
Redirected Contract PG&E Water from the Miocene Canal to the Thermalito Power Canal
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use

Document Description
California Water Service Company Oroville District (Cal Water) proposes to change a portion of its water conveyance process by redirecting approximately 3,000 AF of its contracted PG&E water from the Miocene Canal to Lake Oroville, to the Thermalito Power Canal, and to the District's water treatment plant. Cal Water will reduce deliveries to the Lower Miocene Canal but will continue to provide sufficient "carrier" water to accommodate seepage, water loss due to leakage, and evaporation, so that all of its existing rural irrigation customers are able to receive their contracted amounts. Butte County, as a State Water Contractor, will provide "wheeling" services for the water redirected to Lake Oroville and the Thermalito Power Canal.

Contact Information
Vickie Newlin
Butte County Dept. of Water and Resource Conservation
308 Nelson Avenue
Oroville, CA 95965

Phone : 530 538 22179


39°31'33.22"N 121°33'18.47"W
Cross Streets
West Branch of Feather River
Other Location Info

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Water Conveyance)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Water Conveyance
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Public Health California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways California Department of Transportation, District 3 California Native American Heritage Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Redding Region 5 California State Lands Commission Department of Water Resources Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance

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