Reclamation Releases Environmental Documents for an Intake and Fish Screen Project on the Sacramento River

Media Contact: Pete Lucero, 916 978 5100

For Release: May 01, 2012

The Bureau of Reclamation today released draft environmental documents for Reclamation District 2035 and Woodland-Davis Clean Water Agency’s Joint Intake and Fish Screen Project on the Sacramento River near Woodland, California.

Reclamation would provide up to 50 percent of the funding for the project through its Anadromous Fish Screen Program to replace the unscreened intake with a new screened intake, which will have the same capacity of 400 cubic feet per second. The Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) was prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act and is available online at If you encounter problems accessing the document, please call 916-978-5100 or e-mail

Please send written comments to Shelly Hatleberg, Bureau of Reclamation, 2800 Cottage Way, Sacramento, CA 95825, by June 1, 2012. Comments may also be faxed to Ms. Hatleberg at 916-978-5290 or e-mailed to For additional information or to request a copy of the Draft EA, please contact Ms. Hatleberg at 916-978-5050. Copies of the Draft EA may also be viewed at Reclamation’s Sacramento office at the above address.

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Relevant Link:

Draft Environmental Assessment