Monterey Bay Regional Water Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California State Lands Commission
Document Title
Monterey Bay Regional Water Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use

Document Description
A proposed 25,000 acre-feet per year seawater reverse osmosis desalination facility and co-located seawater-cooled 150-megawatt computer data center campus located on a 110 acre site approximately 1.5 miles east of Moss Landing in Monterey County, California. The Project would also include seawater intake and brine discharge pipelines that would extend west from Moss Landing Harbor to the upper reaches of the submarine Monterey Canyon and the north shelf, respectively, within Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.

Contact Information
Cynthia Herzog
California State Lands Commission
Lead/Public Agency
100 Howe Avenue, Suite 100-South
Sacramento, CA 95825-8202

Phone : (916) 574-1310


Cross Streets
Via Tanques and Dolan Roads
Parcel #
133-181-011 & 133-181-009
State Highways
Hwy 1
Elkhorn Slough, Monterey Bay
Other Location Info
Moss Landing

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Water Facilities (Type Desalination) Other (Seawater-cooled computer data center)
Local Action
Use Permit Coastal Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Coastal Zone Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Geology/Soils Growth Inducement Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Mineral Resources Noise Public Services Transportation Vegetation Wetland/Riparian
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB) California Coastal Commission (CCC) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT) California Energy Commission California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB) Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marine Region Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)

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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