Released On: January 27, 2005
The public scoping meetings will be held to solicit input on issues and alternatives that should be addressed in the EIS/EIR. They will be held in:
Concord Tuesday, February 15, 2005 6-8 p.m. Board Room Contra Costa Water District 1331 Concord Avenue
Sacramento Wednesday, February 16, 2005 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Federal Building Cafeteria Conference Room C-1001 2800 Cottage Way
Antioch Thursday, February 17, 2005 6 - 8 p.m. Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall 815 Fulton Shipyard Road
The project purpose is to protect and improve water quality for CCWD's customers. The proposed action includes the construction of a new intake and fish screen in the Central Delta, a pumping plant, and an associated pipeline from the new intake to CCWD's Old River Pumping Plant on Old River.
The proposed action would involve adding a new point of diversion to certain existing water rights held by CCWD and by Reclamation. In addition to the proposed action, other alternatives will be evaluated that may include different intake locations, desalination, and other treatment options. Potential Federal involvement may include the approval of an additional point of diversion pursuant to CCWD's water service contract with Reclamation and operational changes.
Written comments on the scope of the environmental document are requested by close of business on Friday, March 4, 2005, and should be sent to Ms. Samantha Salvia, Contra Costa Water District, P.O. Box H2O, Concord, CA 94524-2099, or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, contact Ms. Salvia at 925-688-8057, Mr. Robert Eckart, Bureau of Reclamation, Mid-Pacific Region, at 916-978-5051, or via email at email@example.com, or visit the CCWD Alternative Intake Project website at www.ccwater-alternativeintake.com.
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