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Title:
Release of Oakdale I.D. and South San Joaquin I.D. Water from New Melones Reservoir
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Summary:
Reclamation proposes to release Oakdale Irrigation District and South San Joaquin Irrigation District water rights water from New Melones Reservoir into the Stanislaus River. Up to 80,000 acre-feet would be released in variable flows of up to 3,000 cubic feet per second for 31 consecutive days between April 8, 2013 and May 31, 2013. The proposal, which would allow assessment of impacts on downstream fisheries and other environmental factors, is consistent with the 2009 National Marine Fisheries Service Biological Opinion for the Long-Term Operations of the Central Valley Project and State Water Project. The effects on groundwater levels along the river also would be monitored. The increased flows during April and May down the Stanislaus River would provide improved environmental conditions of the Stanislaus River.

Status:
04/03/2013:
The Environmental Assessment is available for public review from April 3, 2013 through April 7, 2013.

Contacts:
Melissa Vignau
Phone: (916) 989-7182
Fax: (916) 989-7109

List of Available Reports
 
Report Title
File Ext
File Size
File with .pdf extension FONSI - Release of Oakdale I.D. and South San Joaquin I.D. Water from New Melones River .pdf 1,547.50KB 
File with .pdf extension Final EA - Release of Oakdale I.D. and South San Joaquin I.D. Water from New Melones Reservoir .pdf 411.72KB 
File with .pdf extension EA - Release of Oakdale I.D. and South San Joaquin River I.D. Water from New Melones Reservoir .pdf 475.80KB