Tulare Lake Storage and Floodwater Protection Project
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
general ag 40 acre
Note: Extended Per Lead
The proposed project would manage available waters by developing new surface water storage (Kettleman Reservoir) and conveyance facilities and utilizing existing existing facilities to conserve floodwaters and possibly other surplus surface waters including from the Kings River and possibly other streams in the Tulare Lake region, for beneficial uses. Available waters would be conveyed to and through the Kettleman Reservoir through a combination of new and existing channels and canals, ultimately being transported into the CA Aqueduct. Water diverted from the Aqueduct would be delivered to meet direct irrigation demands or stored underground by use of groundwater storage facilities and, to a lesser extent, surface storage facilities accessible from the Aqueduct, including in-lieu and direct recharge facilities of Semitropic's Groundwater Bank in Kern County.
South Fork Kings River, South Fork Canal, Blakeley Canal
Notice of Completion
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Recreational (seasonal wetland habitat, wildlife viewing areas), Water Facilities (Type storage reservoi, MGD 22,000-32,500), Other (water conveyance infrastructure), Power:Other Power Type (Megawatts 48)
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, Department of Water Resources, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Conservation (DOC)
Reviewing Agency Comments
Department of Water Resources, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Conservation (DOC)
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