Robles Diversion and Fish Passage Facility Annual Maintenance and Repair Program

Summary

SCH Number
2021100456
Lead Agency
Casitas Municipal Water District
Document Title
Robles Diversion and Fish Passage Facility Annual Maintenance and Repair Program
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
Robles Diversion and Fish Passage Facility
Document Description
The primary objective of the Casitas routine maintenance and repair program is to ensure the proper operation of the Facility. By maintaining the Facility consistent with its original design, Casitas reduces or prevents ineffective operation of the water diversion and fish ladder. The Facility allows a portion of Ventura River flows to be diverted into the Robles Canal, which transports the water to Lake Casitas for storage and ultimately municipal and agricultural use. Casitas provides drinking water for approximately 70,000 western Ventura County residents (City of Ventura, City of Ojai and unincorporated Ventura County areas). Additionally, Casitas provides irrigation water for roughly 5,000 acres of mostly permanent agricultural crops. Lake Casitas is the only reservoir from which Casitas supplies its customers, and adequate lake levels are dependent on receiving sufficient inflows from the Robles Canal. The proposed maintenance and repair activities preserve the conveyance capacity of the Facility by preventing the accumulation of obstructing vegetation and sediments that could impede Facility fish passage and water diversion operations.

Contact Information

Name
Kelley A. Dyer, P.E.
Agency Name
Casitas Municipal Water District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant

Location

Cities
Ojai
Counties
Ventura
Regions
Southern California
Cross Streets
The Robles Facility is on the Ventura River, two miles downstream from Matilija Dam

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
Development Types
Other (fish passage facility)
Local Actions
maintenance and repair of existing facilities
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Fish and Game Commission (CDFGC), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, 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 Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance

Attachments

Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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