Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians Extension of Existing Service Area


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD)
Document Title
Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians Extension of Existing Service Area
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Not applicable as Project will extend existing service area and will not include construction
Document Description
Eastern Municipal Water District and the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California are working with the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians to extend imported water service to their area. Presently, the service area includes approximately 20 acres of reservation land as shown in the Proposed Service Area map attached. The Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians Extension of Existing Service Area (Project) would extend water service to approximately 459 acres of additional reservation land. The consolidated service area would be approximately 479 acres within Pechanga's commercial zone, which includes a casino, parking lot, recreation vehicle area, and golf course. Physical delivery of the imported water would be through a wheeling agreement with Rancho California Water District.

Contact Information

Helen Stratton
Agency Name
Eastern Municipal Water District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Pechanga Parkway and Rainbow Canyon Road
State Highways
Hwy 79

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Justice, Attorney General's Office, California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 (RWQCB), Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Transportation, Vegetation, Wildfire

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