The California Department of Water Resources and Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (Licensees) own and operate the South SWP Hydropower, an existing power recovery project that includes hydroelectric facilities, access roads, maintenance areas, recreation areas, rights-of-way, and other appurtenant facilities. The Licensees operate South SWP Hydropower under an existing FERC license that expires in 2022. The Licensees are undergoing the Integrated Licensing Process to renew their license with FERC pursuant to the Federal Power Act. The proposed Project is the continued operation of the South SWP Hydropower together with the proposed terms and conditions as described in the Final License Application as amended. The proposed Project includes administrative changes that do not involve any physical changes to the environment, and protection, mitigation and enhancement measures that may involve minor ground disturbance. The proposed administrative changes include modification to the FERC boundary; designation of Primary Project Roads; addition of an existing lake level gage, Quail Detention Embankment, and Los Alamos Campground; and removal of the Warne Transmission Line from the license Project description.
Quail Lake, Pyramid Lake, Elderberry Forebay, Piru Creek below Pyramid Dam
Other Location Info
Between towns of Castaic and Gorman, along the West Branch of the State Water Project
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State 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 Pesticide Regulation (DPR), California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Energy Commission, California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (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 Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)
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