Lower Klamath Project License Surrender

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2016122047
Lead Agency
State Water Resources Control Board
Document Title
Lower Klamath Project License Surrender
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preperation
Received

Document Description
Note: Review Per Lead The KRRC is proposing to remove sufficient portions of the Iron Gate, Copco No. 2, Copco No. 1, and J.C. Boyle dam developments to create a free flowing Klamath River and provide for volitional fish passage in the Klamath River currently occupied by these dam developments. The hydroelectric facilities and associated structures will either by removed or decommissioned in place. The LKP would require improvements to roads, construction of staging areas, and creation of onsite debris disposal sites. The LKP would also require changes to the city of Yreka's Fall Creek water supply. Yreka receives 15 cfs of water through a 24-in diameter pipe that runs from the Fall Creek dam development, crosses the Klamath River near the upstream end of Iron Gate reservoir, to the city of Yreka's water distribution system.

Contact Information
Parker Thaler
State Water Resources Control Board
PO Box 2000
Sacramento, CA 95812-2000

916-341-5321
parker.thaler@waterboards.ca.gov

Location

Coordinates
41°58'20"N 122°22'05"W
Cities
Yreka
Counties
Siskiyou
Cross Streets
Copco Rd and Ager-Beswick Rd
Zip
96097
Total Acres
~8,000
Waterways
Klamath River
Other Location Info
Klamath River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (removal of four dams and associated facilities)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: 401 certification
Project Issues
Other Issues Landuse Water Supply Water Quality Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Recreation/Parks Public Services Population/Housing Balance Noise Flood Plain/Flooding Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Aesthetic/Visual
Reviewing Agencies
Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 1 California Department of Parks and Recreation Caltrans, District 2 Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 1 Resources Agency State Lands Commission State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water
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