Application of Aquatic Pesticides to the State Water Project to Control Aquatic Weeds and Algai Blooms

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Summary

SCH Number
2017091053
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Application of Aquatic Pesticides to the State Water Project to Control Aquatic Weeds and Algai Blooms
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received

Document Description
To minimize the impact of aquatic weeds and algae on SWP water quality and conveyance, DWR plants to apply aquatic pesticides on an as-needed basis at Quail Lake, Silverwood Lake, and East Branch Aqueduct, including the Tehachapi Afterbays, shown in Figures 1-4 of IS/MND. DWR plans to apply the aquatic herbicides to these water bodies under the statewide general National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit, Water Quality Order No. 2013-0002-DWQ. Additionally, DWR will request a discharge prohibition exemption from the Lahontan RWQCB prior to implementation of this project.

Contact Information
Jerry Snow
California Department of Water Resources
1416 Ninth Street, Rm 649
Sacramento, CA 95814

916-653-7213

Location

Coordinates
34°17'30.2"N 117°19'29.9"W
Counties
Kern Los Angeles San Bernardino

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
DWR
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
1416 Ninth Street, Room 649, Sacramento, CA 95814

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2b) A Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
N/A
(4) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
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