NOTICE: Issuance of Water Quality Certification Amendment for Lower Klamath Project License Surrender

From the State Water Resources Control Board:

On November 3, 2022, the Executive Director of the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) amended the Clean Water Act section 401 water quality certification for the Klamath River Renewal Corporation’s (KRRC) Lower Klamath Project License Surrender (Project).  The amendments:

  • Account for updates to the Project since the original Project certification was issued on April 7, 2020, as described in subsequent Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) filings and the request for certification amendment;
  • Approve plans required by the certification that have been developed since April 2020; and
  • Provide consistency with the actions analyzed and recommended in the FERC’s environmental impact statement, including incorporation of FERC staff’s recommended modifications  

The water quality certification amendment is available on the State Water Board’s Project webpage at: 

If you have questions regarding the water quality certification amendment for the Project, please contact Philip Meyer by email to:

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