Commissioners to decide at July 24 meeting the funding for each project; Eligible amounts exceed the available amount by $146 million
From the California Water Commission:
Please see the agenda for meeting details: https://cwc.ca.gov/Pages/2018/07_July/Agenda.aspx
The meeting will be webcast live at: http://cal-span.org/unipage/index.php?site=cal-span&meeting=2019&owner=CWC
Pursuant to section 6011(g) of the Water Storage Investment Program regulations, the project ranks, suggested maximum conditional eligibility amounts, and early funding request amounts are shown below. This table may be found at the following link: https://cwc.ca.gov/Documents/2018/WSIP/RankTable_Final.pdf
Summary of Application Rank and Early Funding Requests
Expected Return for Public Investment Score
Rank Commission-Approved Eligible Amount
Suggested Maximum Conditional Eligibility Determination (MCED)1 Early Funding Request from Application2 Pacheco Reservoir Expansion Project 82 2 $484,550,000 $484,550,000 $484,550,000 $24,200,000 South County Ag Program 77 2 $280,530,000 $280,500,000 $280,500,000 None Requested Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Project 76 2 $459,000,000 $459,000,000 $459,000,000 $13,650,309 Temperance Flat Reservoir Project 73 2 $171,330,000 $171,330,000 $171,330,000 $22,075,000 Chino Basin Conjunctive Use Program 70 2 $206,900,000 $206,900,000 $206,900,000 None Requested Sites Project 61 3 $1,008,280,000 $916,620,000 3 $45,925,500 Kern Fan Groundwater Storage Project 54 3 $85,660,000 $85,700,0004 3 None Requested Willow Springs Water Bank 53 3 $123,290,000 $123,290,000 3 None Requested Subtotal Rank 2 $1,602,280,000 Subtotal Rank 3 $1,125,570,000 Total Request $2,727,850,000 Total Available $2,581,600,000 Difference between Available and Request ($146,250,000)
1California Water Commission will make final MCEDs and Early Funding Decisions at its July 2018 meeting.
2Early funding for completion of environmental documents and permits as requested in the application. The maximum early funding amount per project is limited to 5% of the Commission approved MCED.
3Staff cannot make a preliminary MCED for rank 3 projects (Regulations Section 6010 (e)(5)); the Commission may assign rank 3 MCEDs.
4Applicant request exceeds Commission-approved eligible amount. The Commission-approved eligible amount was used to calculate the Rank 3 subtotal and total request.
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