Application of Copper-Based Algaecides at Five Reservoirs in San Diego County

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2015031045
Lead Agency
San Diego County Water Authority
Document Title
Application of Copper-Based Algaecides at Five Reservoirs in San Diego County
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
6/8/2015
Present Land Use
various; project occurs at 5 existing surface water reservoirs

Document Description
The project consists of the occasional application of copper-based algaecides at 5 reservoirs to control and prevent degradation of water quality resulting from algae blooms. The subject reservoirs and the public water agencies that own and operate them are Olivenhain Reservoir (San Diego County Water Authority), Lake Jennings (Helix Water District), Lake Poway (City of Poway Public Works Department), San Dieguito Reservoir (Santa Fe Irrigation District), and Sweetwater Reservoir (Sweetwater Authority). Copper-based algaecide application is authorized by the SWRCB under a statewide General Permit, Water Quality Order No. 2013-0002-DWQ.

Contact Information
Larry Purcell
San Diego County Water Authority
4677 Overland Avenue
San Diego, CA 92123

Phone : (858) 522-6752

Location

Counties
San Diego
Zip
various
Parcel #
various
State Highways
I-8, SR 67, 125, 54
Railways
No
Airports
No
Schools
No
Waterways
Sweetwater River
Other Location Info
Various

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
San Diego County Water Authority
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
www.sdcwa.org

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2b) A Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
N/A
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
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