Six-Month Operational Test of Well TW-E at Owens Lake

Summary

SCH Number
2021020397
Lead Agency
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Document Title
Six-Month Operational Test of Well TW-E at Owens Lake
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
Inyo County Zoning OS-40, Land Use Designation SFL (State and Federal Lands)
Document Description
The proposed project includes equipping TW-E with a pump, conducting the operational test for 6 months, and implementing the monitoring and data collection program. Construction of TW-E was completed in 2018. To gather necessary hydrogeologic information, TW-E would be pumped continuously at an average rate of 3 cubic feet per second (cfs) (approximately 1,350 gallons per minute) for a period of 6 months. The 6-month duration of the test was selected to mimic the duration that potential future pumping for dust mitigation would occur. the duration that potential future pumping for dust mitigation would occur.

Contact Information

Name
James R. Howe
Agency Name
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Counties
Inyo
Regions
Northern California
Cross Streets
Owens Lake, on access road at intersection of existing Shallow Flood ponds T36-1W, T36-1E, T36-2
Zip
93545
Total Acres
.01
Parcel #
0262500100
State Highways
395, 136
Waterways
Owens River, Owens Lake
Township
16S
Range
37E
Section
32
Other Location Info
Please see attached map for additional location information.

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Other (Data Collection/Pump Test)
Local Actions
Data Collection
Project Issues
Biological Resources, Hydrology/Water Quality
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 9 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Office of Historic Preservation, Sierra Nevada Conservancy, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW)

Attachments

State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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