NOP Public Scoping MeetingApril 29, 2013
 Please sign a speaker card to make acomment tonight Written comments can be turned in today ormailed and must be receiv...
 Project Team Purpose of a Scoping Meeting Project Description Environmental Review Process How do I Comment?3
 San Diego County Water Authority◦ Kelley Gage , Environmental Project Manager KGage@sdcwa.org◦ Paul Gebert, Master Plan...
 Scoping is part of the California EnvironmentalQuality Act (CEQA) public process Water Authority to receive input from ...
 Wholesale water agencycreated by State Legislaturein 1944◦ 24 member agencies◦ 36-member board of directors◦ 3 million p...
 Plan facilities to meet regional treated anduntreated water demand and supplyprojections Optimize the use of existing r...
Near-Term Infrastructure Options1. ESP San Vicente Pump Station 3rd VFDand Power Supply2. System Regulatory Structure3. Sy...
Future Planning Studies DescriptionRenewable Energy OptimizationStudyThis study would evaluatepotential opportunities for ...
Master PlanIdentify future facilitiesneeded and associatedemissionsClimate ActionPlanWill add new facilitiesto baseline em...
• Inventory greenhouse gas (GHG) sources fromfacilities, buildings, and fleet• Estimate emission changes over time, includ...
• Climate Action Plan will comply with allmandated GHG reduction target requirementsand timelines set forth in AB 32 and C...
 Notice of Preparation (NOP) - released for30-day public review on April 15th◦ Near-term infrastructure options◦ Long-ran...
 Aesthetics Agriculture and ForestResources Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Geology and Soils G...
Date: Description:April 29, 2013 Public scoping meetingMay 15, 2013 Scoping comment period closesSept. 2013 Draft Master P...
• Oral Comments:◦ Fill out speaker card◦ You will have 3 minutes to offer your comments◦ Comments are being recorded• Writ...
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  1. 1. NOP Public Scoping MeetingApril 29, 2013
  2. 2.  Please sign a speaker card to make acomment tonight Written comments can be turned in today ormailed and must be received by May 15,2013 Meeting guidelines and format◦ Purpose of audio recording2
  3. 3.  Project Team Purpose of a Scoping Meeting Project Description Environmental Review Process How do I Comment?3
  4. 4.  San Diego County Water Authority◦ Kelley Gage , Environmental Project Manager KGage@sdcwa.org◦ Paul Gebert, Master Plan Project Manager◦ Dave Chamberlain, Master Plan Project Principal◦ Gina Molise, Public Affairs Representative Harvey-Meyerhoff Consulting Group◦ Jeffrey Harvey, Ph.D. – Environmental Consultant4
  5. 5.  Scoping is part of the California EnvironmentalQuality Act (CEQA) public process Water Authority to receive input from the public◦ Comments/Concerns◦ Ideas for scope and content of the ProgramEnvironmental Impact Report + Project Alternatives Program EIR will be prepared to include publicinput received tonight and via written comments5
  6. 6.  Wholesale water agencycreated by State Legislaturein 1944◦ 24 member agencies◦ 36-member board of directors◦ 3 million people◦ $188 billion economy Mission is to provide safeand reliable water supply tomember agencies Service area◦ 950,000 acres◦ 97% county’s population6
  7. 7.  Plan facilities to meet regional treated anduntreated water demand and supplyprojections Optimize the use of existing regionalinfrastructure Protect the public’s health, safety and welfareby maintaining a safe and reliable watersupply Develop facility plans that are adaptive tochanges in future conditions7
  8. 8. Near-Term Infrastructure Options1. ESP San Vicente Pump Station 3rd VFDand Power Supply2. System Regulatory Structure3. System Isolation Valves (VariousLocations)4. ESP North County Pump Stations5. Pipelines P3/P4 Switch6. Asset Management Program (VariousLocations)7. Mission Trails Flow RegulatoryStructureLong-Range Supply Options8. Pipeline 69. Camp Pendleton Desalination10. Colorado River Conveyance2541710988
  9. 9. Future Planning Studies DescriptionRenewable Energy OptimizationStudyThis study would evaluatepotential opportunities for in-linehydroelectric generation andoptimization of Water Authorityenergy use.System Vulnerability Assessment This study would evaluate keyfacilities that are vulnerable tonatural and man-madecatastrophic events andrecommend structural upgradesnecessary to maintain systemreliability.System Water Quality Assessment This study will evaluate new facilityneeds and operating procedures tocontrol nitrification.9
  10. 10. Master PlanIdentify future facilitiesneeded and associatedemissionsClimate ActionPlanWill add new facilitiesto baseline emissions10
  11. 11. • Inventory greenhouse gas (GHG) sources fromfacilities, buildings, and fleet• Estimate emission changes over time, includingnew facilities from Master Plan• Establish required targets for compliance• Identify mitigation actions to reduce GHGs• Document GHG reduction measures onfeasibility, cost and implementation• Allow for periodic updates11
  12. 12. • Climate Action Plan will comply with allmandated GHG reduction target requirementsand timelines set forth in AB 32 and CEQA• 1990 levels by 2020 (15% reduction from baseline)• Uncertainty regarding regulatory requirementsbeyond 2020• CAP will be updated every 5 years, concurrent withMaster Plan and UWMP• Address changes in future updates12
  13. 13.  Notice of Preparation (NOP) - released for30-day public review on April 15th◦ Near-term infrastructure options◦ Long-range supply options◦ Future planning studies◦ Climate Action Plan (CAP) – greenhouse gasemissions reduction plan Alternatives in PEIR – different groupings ofnear-term infrastructure options◦ Long-range supply options too speculative underCEQA to be analyzed in this PEIR◦ CEQA exempts “planning studies” from analysis13
  14. 14.  Aesthetics Agriculture and ForestResources Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Geology and Soils Greenhouse GasEmissions Hazards and HazardousMaterials Hydrology and WaterQuality Land Use and Planning Mineral Resources Noise Population and Housing Public Services Recreation Transportation/Traffic Utilities and ServiceSystem Other CEQA mandatedanalyses includingAlternatives, CumulativeEffects and GrowthInducement14
  15. 15. Date: Description:April 29, 2013 Public scoping meetingMay 15, 2013 Scoping comment period closesSept. 2013 Draft Master Plan/PEIR/CAPrelease for public reviewOct.-Nov. 2013 Public hearing on draft MasterPlan/PEIR/CAPFeb. 2014 Final PEIR/Master Plan/CAPcertification and approval15
  16. 16. • Oral Comments:◦ Fill out speaker card◦ You will have 3 minutes to offer your comments◦ Comments are being recorded• Written Comments:◦ Hand in previously prepared written commentstonight◦ Use written comment sheets provided and turnthem in tonight, or◦ Mail in written comments – all comments must bereceived by May 15, 201316

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