Phoenix Area Office - Reports, Studies, Environmental Impact Statements and Assessments

ARCHIVED Environmental Impact Assessments (NEPA) / and other Reports or Studies 

CURRENT Environmental Impact Assessments (NEPA)
and Other Reports or Studies


The Bureau of Reclamation, in cooperation with the Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR) and the Central Arizona Water Conservation District (CAWCD), has prepared a draft environmental assessment (DEA) to act upon the recommendation by ADWR for the proposed reallocation of 46,629 acre-feet annually (AFA) of non-Indian agricultural (NIA) priority water to municipal and industrial (M&I) users in the Phoenix, Pinal, and Tucson Active Management Areas (AMAs) within the Central Arizona Project (CAP) service area.

Reclamation seeks public input on the DEA, including the potential impacts of the proposed action and other substantive concerns or comments on the DEA. All comments on the DEA will be considered prior to making a final decision on whether to approve the proposed reallocations. To be most helpful, comments should be as specific as possible.
1) Issuance Memo (.PDF approx 175KB)
2) Draft Environmental Assessment (DEA) (.PDF approx 1.9 MB)
The Bureau of Reclamation has issued a Draft Environmental Assessment (DEA)for the Construction of a Temporary Project to Reuse up to 7,000 Acre Feet Annually (AFA) of Effluent at a Groundwater Savings Facility in Pima County. (Comment period extended until February 5, 2016).
1) ISSUANCE MEMO (.PDF Aprox.90 KB)
2) DRAFT EA (.PDF Aprox. 5.7 MB)

The Bureau of Reclamation has issued a Draft Environmental Assessment (DEA) to solicit public comments on the potential environmental effects associated with a proposed dam stabilization and fish barrier project on O'Donnell Canyon in Santa Cruz County, Arizona. Comment period extended until February 15, 2016).
1) ISSUANCE MEMO (.PDF Aprox.95 KB)
2) DRAFT EA (.PDF Aprox. 3.2 MB)

The Bureau of Reclamation, in cooperation with the Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR) and the Central Arizona Water Conservation District (CAWCD), is preparing an environmental assessment (EA) to act upon the recommendation by ADWR for the proposed reallocation of 46,629 acre-feet annually (AFA) of non-Indian agricultural (NIA) priority water to municipal and industrial (M&I) users in the Phoenix, Pinal, and Tucson Active Management Areas (AMAs) within the Central Arizona Project (CAP) service area.
1) Scoping Newsletter 1 (.PDF Aprox.1.9 MB)
The Bureau of Reclamation has issued a Final Environmental Assessment (FEA) and a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for WS-1E and V/S-1F (and associated laterals MC-l ,MC-2, AND MC-3) of the Pima-Maricopa Irrigation Project (P-MIP) on the Gila River Indian Community (Community). The final EA for the proposed project was issued in October 2015.
1) ISSUANCE MEMO (.PDF Aprox.780 KB)
2) FONSI (.PDF Aprox. 3.9 MB)
3) FEA (.PDF Aprox. 1.6 MB)


 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Updated: 6/15/16