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Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project

(Application A.12-04-019, filed April 23, 2012)


Comments & Documents

September 2018 Responses to Comments on the Final EIR/EIS

Comments have been raised in parties’ briefs and separate comment letters directed to the CPUC following publication of the Final EIR/EIS in March 2018. While the CPUC is not required to respond to comments received on the Final EIR/EIS, responses to comments that appear to or claim to present new information, or otherwise merit a response, have been prepared and provided to the Commissioners as they consider the issuance of a CPCN. Read the comments and responses here.

Errata to Final EIR/EIS

Review of the CalAm Final EIR/EIS by the CEQA/NEPA Lead Agencies and others has resulted in the need for minor corrections and clarifying statements. Read the Errata to the Final EIR/EIS here.

March 2018 Final EIR/EIS

The MPWSP Final EIR/EIS is now available for download. Hard copies are available for public review during normal business hours at the offices of the Lead Agencies (CPUC in San Francisco and MBNMS in Monterey). Please email MPWSP-EIR@esassoc.com or montereybay@noaa.gov if you would like to make an appointment to review a hard copy, or to receive a CD of the Final EIR/EIS.

References cited in the EIR/EIS are available here.

A redline version of the Final EIR/EIS Executive Summary through Chapter 7, showing the revisions from the Draft EIR/EIS using strikethrough/underline, is available here.

January 2017 Draft EIR/EIS

All comment letters received on the Draft EIR/EIS are posted at www.regulations.gov. Type in NOAA-NOS-2016-0156 and there is a link to view all documents.

The MPWSP Draft EIR/EIS is available for public review. Comments received by March 29, 2017 will be responded to in a Final EIR/EIS. The Notice of Availability is available here.

The North Marina Groundwater Model input and output listing files (149 mb) can be downloaded here and are provided as-is: neither the CPUC nor its consultants will provide any sort of technical support. The data correspond to the model scenarios reported in the January 2017 MPWSP Draft EIR/EIS.  All model scenarios must be run with the MODFLOW2000 executable program, available for download at https://water.usgs.gov/nrp/gwsoftware/modflow2000/modflow2000.html

The NMGWM2016 (historic matching run) is available for download (178 mb). This calibrated version of the NMGWM2016 is in native MODFLOW format with all supporting files, including the "nm_cali.hob file which defines the head calibration targets.

September 1, 2016 Workshop

The presentation by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories is available here.
The presentation by HydroFocus is available here.

April 2015 Draft EIR

COMMENT LETTERS: Letters received during the DEIR comment period are available here.

DEIR: The DEIR that was issued in April 2015 is available here.

October 2012 Scoping

Pursuant to the Administrative Law Judge's "Directives To Applicant And Ruling On Motions Concerning Scope, Schedule And Official Notice," filed August 29, 2012, the CPUC has prepared a Scoping Report for the EIR. You may view the report and its appendicies by selecting a link below:

Scoping Report
  1. Notice of Preparation
  2. Notice of Preparation Postcard
  3. Newspaper Notices
  4. Project Website
  5. Scoping Meeting Attendance Sheets
  6. Scoping Meeting Presentation
  7. Scoping Meeting Flipcharts [pdf, 16.7mb]
  8. Scoping Period Written Comments [pdf, 23.4mb]

A copy of the Scoping Meeting Presentation is available here.

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