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 Preperation
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
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 (Desalination Type) Other (Seawater-cooled computer data center)
Local Action
Use Permit Local Coastal Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Coastal Zone Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Public Services Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board California Coastal Commission California Department of Boating and Waterways California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, District 5 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marine Region Native American Heritage Commission Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 3 Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4
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