Potential Acquisition of Monterey Water System and District Boundary Adjustment

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Monterey Peninsula Water Management District
Document Title
Potential Acquisition of Monterey Water System and District Boundary Adjustment
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use

Document Description
As instructed by the voters pursuant to Measure J, the District is proposing to acquire the Monterey Water System, referred to as the MWS, that serves the Monterey Peninsula and outlying areas within unincorporated Monterey County and within the District’s jurisdiction; the acquisition and subsequent operation of this water supply system by the District represents the proposed project. The existing system is currently owned and operated by California American Water Company (CalAm), a subsidiary of the publicly-traded company, American Water Works Company, Inc. The District’s proposed acquisition of the MWS would include all associated assets (i.e., real, intangible, and personal property) including, but not limited to: water systems and production wells; utility plants; water rights; water supply contracts; and records, books, and accounts.

Contact Information
David Stoldt
Monterey Peninsula Water Management District
Lead/Public Agency
5 Harris Court, Building G
Monterey, CA 93940

Phone : (831) 658-5600

Monterey Peninsula Water Management District
Project Applicant


Carmel-by-the-Sea Monterey Pacific Grove Sand City Seaside
Northern California Unincorporated
Cross Streets
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
SR 1, 68, 218
Monterey Regional Airport
Pacific Grove USD, Monterey Peninsula USD, Carmel USD
Pacific Ocean, Carmel River, San Jose Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Acquisition of water system and annexation)
Local Action
Annexation Other
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Coastal Zone Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Greenhouse Gas Emissions Growth Inducement Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Mineral Resources Noise Population/Housing Public Services Recreation Schools/Universities Septic System Sewer Capacity Solid Waste Transportation Tribal Cultural Resources Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildfire Wildlife Other
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB) California Coastal Commission (CCC) California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW) California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT) California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT) California Department of Water Resources (DWR) California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES) California Highway Patrol (CHP) California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Natural Resources Agency California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB) California State Lands Commission (SLC) Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality


Environmental Document
Appendix A - NOP and Responses   PDF 12224 K Appendix B - AQ Energy GHG Modeling   PDF 1150 K Appendix C - Tribal Consultation   PDF 16092 K MPWMD Potential Acquisition of MWS and District Boundary Adjustment Draft EIR June 2020   PDF 13608 K MPWMD-EIR_NOA_2020-06-18   PDF 9340 K MPWMD-EIR_Summary Form 2020-06-18   PDF 340 K
MPWMD-EIR_NOC_2020-06-18   PDF 1057 K
State Comments
2020040069_SWRCB Comment   PDF 14639 K

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