Well 46 (Palm Oasis)

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Desert Water Agency
Document Title
Well 46 (Palm Oasis)
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Medium Density Residential
Document Description
DWA's Well 46 (Project) generally consists of construction of one domestic groundwater production well on DWA's existing property (Project Site) and connection of said well to the Well 17 forebay via a proposed pipeline for subsequent use in the distribution system. The well is expected to be approximately 14 to 20 inches in diameter and to extend to a depth of up to 1,500 feet below ground surface. The well is anticipated to have an approximate capacity between 1,500 gallons per minute (gpm) and 4,000 gpm and to operate up to 365 days per year. Operation of the Project includes placing the well into operation and using same for extracting groundwater for distribution within DWA's potable water system.

Contact Information

Ryan Molhoek
Agency Name
Desert Water Agency
Job Title
Senior Engineer
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Palm Springs
Southern California
Cross Streets
State Route 111 and Range View Drive, north of Palm Oasis Avenue, and southeast of Margee Road
Total Acres
0.5 up to 4
Parcel #
669-680-024, 669-191-005, 669-191-006, 669-191-009
State Highways
4 East
19, 30

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Coachella Valley Mountains Conservancy (CVMC), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 8 (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, Colorado River Basin Region 7 (RWQCB), 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 Drinking Water, District 20, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW)
Development Types
Water Facilities (Well 46 (Palm Oasis))(Type Groundwater Well, MGD 5.76)
Local Actions
Site Plan
Project Issues
Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Geology/Soils, Tribal Cultural Resources
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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