Doheny Ocean Desalination Project

5 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
South Coast Water District
Document Title
Doheny Ocean Desalination Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Recreation and Industrial/Business Zoning; Recreation/Open Space and Industrial Business Park GP designations

Document Description
Note: Refer to NOC submitted on 6/5/2018. The South Coast Water District proposes to develop an ocean water desalination facility in Dana Point, CA, at Doheny State Beach.The desalination facility would produce up to 15 million gallons per day (MGD) of potable drinking water. The District intends to construct a facility with an initial capacity of up to 5 MGD, with potential for future expansions up to 15 MGD. Both the initial up to 5 MGD and ultitmate up to 15 MGD capacities would be available for the District and local water agencies to provide a high quality, locally-controlled, drought-proof water supply.

Contact Information
Rick Shintaku
South Coast Water District
31592 West Street
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

Phone : (949) 499-4555


33°27'56.5"N 117°40'53.1"W
Dana Point
Cross Streets
Pacific Coast HWY and Park Lantern
Total Acres
Parcel #
668-404-05, 412-20, 415-18
State Highways
SR-1, I-5
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
St. Edwards, Del Obispo
San Juan Creek, Dana Point Harbor

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Water Facilities (Desalination Type, 5-15 MGD)
Local Action
Site Plan Local Coastal Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Biological Resources Coastal Zone Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Coastal Commission California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways California Department of Transportation, District 12 California Public Utilities Commission Office of Emergency Services, California Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality California Native American Heritage Commission Department of Toxic Substances Control California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 California State Lands Commission


Final Document(s)
_Doheny FEIR Cover, TOC & Section 1   PDF 1999 K _Doheny FEIR Section 2   PDF 73493 K _Doheny FEIR Section 3   PDF 9044 K _Doheny FEIR Section 4   PDF 99289 K Doheny FEIR NOA   PDF 1116 K Doheny FEIR_Full EIR with Appendices_   PDF 98419 K

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