Reclamation Releases Final Environmental Documents for the Proposed Inclusion of the Gilbert Property into Contra Costa Water District

Media Contact: Russell Grimes, 916-978-5100, rwgrimes@usbr.gov

For Release: April 07, 2017

FRESNO, Calif. – The Bureau of Reclamation has released the Final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for the proposed Contra Costa Water District Gilbert Property Inclusion Project. The inclusion of the Gilbert Property into Contra Costa WD’s Central Valley Project service area will allow the development to receive Project water.

The Final EA and FONSI were prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, and are available at https://www.usbr.gov/mp/nepa/nepa_projdetails.cfm?project_ID=27470. If you encounter problems accessing the document, please call 916-978-5100 (TTY 800-877-8339) or email mppublicaffairs@usbr.gov.

For additional information or to request a copy of the Final EA and/or FONSI, please contact Jennifer Lewis at 559-487-5197 (TTY 800-877-8339).

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