IID 2024-2026 Temporary Colorado River System Water Conservation Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Imperial Irrigation District
Document Title
IID 2024-2026 Temporary Colorado River System Water Conservation Project
Document Type
EA - Environmental Assessment
Present Land Use
Document Description
The proposed project (the Proposed Action) is the approval of the 2024-2026 SCIA between IID and Reclamation pursuant to Reclamation’s Lower Colorado River Basin System Conservation and Efficiency Program. Pursuant to the SCIA, IID would conserve a target volume of 250,000 AF, up to a maximum of 300,000 AF, of Colorado River water each year for calendar years 2024 through 2026, targeting a cumulative total of 800,000 AF, but no more than a cumulative maximum total of 900,000 AF of conserved water, which will remain in Lake Mead to benefit the Colorado River System. The conserved water would be System Conservation Water would be created through the implementation of on-farm conservation programs.

Contact Information

Jessica Humes
Agency Name
Imperial Irrigation District
Job Title
Environmental Program Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Brawley, Calexico, Calipatria, El Centro, Holtville, Imperial, Westmorland
Other Information

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), California Department of Transportation, District 11 (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, Colorado River Basin Region 7 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Colorado River Board, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights
Development Types
Other (Agricultural)
Local Actions
Conservation Agreement
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Growth Inducement, Hydrology/Water Quality, Archeological/Historical, Environmental Justice, Human Health


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