Department of Water Resources Recharge Basins Grant Funded Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Visalia, City of (City of Visalia)
Document Title
Department of Water Resources Recharge Basins Grant Funded Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration

Document Description
Note: Review Per Lead The project consists of the development or expansion of three basin sites within the Lower Kaweah River system area where the city of Visalia is located. The primary goals of the project are reducing flood risk for the city of Visalia through increased transitory flood storage capacity and incorporating wildlife habitat enhancement at the basin sites. The project has a secondary goal of increased groundwater recharge at the three basin sites.

Contact Information
Paul Scheibel
City of Visalia
315 East Acequia Avenue
Visalia, CA 93291

(559) 713-4369


Woodlake Visalia
Cross Streets
Hwy 99/Hwy 198; hwy 198/Rd 152; hwy 198/Rd 204
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
99, 198, 268
Visalia Arpt
Kaweah River, Mill Crk, Packwood Crk
Other Location Info

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Water Facilities (recharge basins Type, 635 af MGD)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: recharge basins
Project Issues
Cumulative Effects Landuse Growth Inducing Wetland/Riparian Water Supply Water Quality Vegetation Tribal Cultural Resources Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Recreation/Parks Public Services Population/Housing Balance Noise Geologic/Seismic Forest Land/Fire Hazard Flood Plain/Flooding Drainage/Absorption Biological Resources Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Agricultural Land Aesthetic/Visual
Reviewing Agencies
Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, District 6 Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Conservation Native American Heritage Commission Office of Emergency Services, California Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Fresno) Resources Agency State Lands Commission State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance
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