Common Diversion Facility Project

9 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Madera County
Document Title
Common Diversion Facility Project
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination

Document Description
Replacement of two separate but adjoining existing water diversion facilities on the San Joaquin River with a single common diversion facility. The proposed project would remove the existing intake pipes and replace them with a single intake pipe fitted with a state-of-the-art fish screen, make all necessary appurtenant pipeline connections, replace the two existing County/CSA-16 pumps, install a back-up intertie connection between the County/CSA-16 water pipeline with the TV Trees water pipeline, and restore a segment of the San Joaquin River shoreline, including filling the existing man-made cove that contains the existing water intake pipes. The State Lands Commission action is an approval of a 5-year General Lease - Public Agency Use through June 27, 2024.

Contact Information
Drew Simpkin
100 Howe Avenue, Suite 100-South
Sacramento, CA 95825-8202

Phone : (916) 574-1900


Other Location Info
Sovereign land in the San Joaquin River, 4 miles south of Friant Dam, Madera County.

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
California State Lands Commission
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
The lead agency for the project, Madera County, certified the Environmental Impact Report (EIR), adopted a Mitigation Monitoring Program, and approved the project on March 5, 2019. The California State Lands Commission has considered the EIR as prepared for this project by Madera County. The EIR and the record of project approval may be examined at the above shown California State Lands Commission Sacramento office address.


(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA


Notice of Determination
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