SCH Number 2009012022


Project Info

Title
On-going California State Water Project Operations in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta for the Protection of Longfin Smelt
Description
The discretionary approval by CDFW is the issuance of the ITP amendment identified above. The ongoing operations of the State Water Project in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and Suisun Marsh as approved by the lead agency is expected to result in incidental take and impacts to habitat of longfins melt which is designated as a threatened species under the California Endangered Species Act. The amendment to the ITP 1) changed the expiration date to December 31 , 2019 and 20 allows operation of the Suisun Marsh Salinity Control Gates may be operated during the time period of July 1, 2019 through October 1 2019 based on the tide. Boat locks will also be operational to allow summary report of findings from its passage. If DWR intends to operate the SMSCG during this time it will submit a summary report of findings from 2018 Pilot Study and operations and monitoring plan to CDFW by May 1, 2019. Proposed operation of the SMSCG will not commence unless the operations and monitorizing plan is approved in writing by CDFW. The ITP referenced above as issued and amended by CDFW authorizes incidental take of longfin smelt that may occur as a result of ongoing operated of the State Water Project facilities, as is more specifically described in the ITP.
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7 documents in project

Type Lead Agency Received Title
California Department of Water Resources Minor Amendment to California Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2009-001-03 (ITP)
California Department of Water Resources Ongoing SWO Operations Pursuant to Minor Amendment of ITP for Longfin Smelt-Addendum
California Department of Water Resources Minor Amendment to California Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2009-001-03 (ITP) for Suisun Marsh Salinity Control Gates Pilot Study
California Department of Water Resources On-going California State Water Project Operations in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta for the Protection of Longfin Smelt
California Department of Water Resources On-going California State Water Project Operations in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta for the Protection of Longfin Smelt
California Department of Water Resources On-going California State Water Project Operations in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta for the Protection of Longfin Smelt
California Department of Water Resources On-going California State Water Project Operations in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta for the Protection of Longfin Smelt

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