Environmental Impact Report (EIR) – Notice of Availability

NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF AN ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT AND PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE

The Santa Margarita Water District (SMWD) as the Lead Agency has completed the preparation of an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for the proposed San Juan Watershed Project.

The Santa Margarita Water District (SMWD), in conjunction with South Coast Water District, proposes the San Juan Watershed Project that would develop facilities to manage surface water resources to enhance groundwater resources of the San Juan Groundwater Basin. The SMWD as the Lead Agency has prepared a Draft Program Environmental Impact Report (PEIR) pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for the proposed project.

The Draft PEIR is being be circulated for a 65-day public review period, beginning December 21, 2017 and ending February 23, 2017. Comments on the Draft PEIR should be submitted to:

Tom Barnes
tbarnes@esassoc.com
626 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 1100
Los Angeles, CA 90017

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One public meeting will be held to receive comments regarding the content of the Draft PEIR. The public meetings will include a brief presentation to provide an overview of the proposed project and the CEQA process. Written comment forms will be supplied for those who wish to submit comments in writing at the public meetings. Written comments may also be submitted anytime during the Draft PEIR review period.

The public meetings will be held Tuesday, January 30, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the San Juan Capistrano Community Center, located at 25925 Camino Del Avion, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675.

To view and read public comments submitted by interested parties CLICK HERE.

PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
San Juan Capistrano Community Center
25925 Camino Del Avion
San Juan Capistrano, CA,  92675
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