NOTICE OF PERMIT APPLICATION: Delta Conveyance, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Contra Costa, and Alameda Counties, California

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has posted Public Notice SPK-2019-00899 to www.spk.usace.army.mil/Media/RegulatoryPublicNotices.aspx

The California Department of Water Resources (applicant) has applied for a permit to place dredged and fill material and/or work in waters of the U.S., resulting in permanent impacts to approximately 247.44 acres of waters, temporarily impacts to 87.17 acres of waters, and subsurface crossings under 16.88 acres of navigable waters. 

The applicant would construct two water intakes and setback levees along the Sacramento River, 14 underground waterway crossings, including the Stockton Deep Water Ship Channel (SDWSC), thirteen tunnel shafts, a barge landing in the SDWSC, construction of south forebay facilities and connection to the existing State Water Project (SWP) Banks Intake Canal.  The approximately 4,565-acre project site is located in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, from the Sacramento River (latitude 38.38531°, longitude -121.51519°) approximately 45 miles to the existing south Delta pumping facilities (latitude 37.81358°, longitude -121.60311°), within Sacramento, San Joaquin, Contra Costa, and Alameda Counties, California.

Written comments and/or a request for a paper copy of the notice may be submitted to project manager Zachary Simmons at our Sacramento Regulatory Division, 1325 J Street, Room 1350, Sacramento, California  95814-2922, Zachary.M.Simmons@usace.army.mil, or (916) 557-6746.

Comments must be received by October 20, 2020.

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