Central Valley Project Improvement Act Water Management Plans, 22710-22711 [2018-10409]

Download as PDF sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 22710 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 95 / Wednesday, May 16, 2018 / Notices obtain the authorization to modify Federal facilities. Agreement executed April 19, 2017. 2. (35) VBC Owners Association; Aspinall Unit, CRSP; Colorado: The association has requested a long-term water service contract for 8 acre-feet of water out of the Aspinall Unit, CRSP. Contract executed September 11, 2017. 3. (39) Florida Water Conservancy District, Florida Project, Colorado: The United States and the District, pursuant to Section 4 of the CRSP, and subsection 9(c)(2) of the Reclamation Projects Act of 1939, propose to execute a water service contract for 2,500 acre-feet of Florida Project water for M&I and other miscellaneous beneficial uses, other than commercial agricultural irrigation, within the District boundaries in La Plata County, Colorado. Contract executed October 18, 2017. Great Plains Region: Bureau of Reclamation, P.O. Box 36900, Federal Building, 2021 4th Avenue North, Billings, Montana 59101, telephone 406–247–7752. 1. Irrigation, M&I, and miscellaneous water users; Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming: Water service contracts for the sale, conveyance, storage, and exchange of surplus project water and nonproject water for irrigation or M&I use to provide up to 10,000 acre-feet of water annually for a term of up to 1 year, or up to 1,000 acre-feet of water annually for a term of up to 40 years. 2. Water user entities responsible for payment of O&M costs for Reclamation projects in Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming: Contracts for extraordinary maintenance and replacement funded pursuant to Subtitle G of Public Law 111–11. 3. Green Mountain Reservoir, Colorado-Big Thompson Project, Colorado: Water service contracts for irrigation and M&I; contracts for the sale of water from the marketable yield to water users within the Colorado River Basin of western Colorado. 4. Garrison Diversion Conservancy District, Garrison Diversion Unit, P– SMBP, North Dakota: Intent to modify long-term water service contract to add additional irrigated acres. 5. Fryingpan-Arkansas Project, Colorado: Consideration of excess capacity contracting in the FryingpanArkansas Project. 6. Colorado-Big Thompson Project, Colorado: Consideration of excess capacity contracting in the Colorado-Big Thompson Project. 7. Roger W. Evans (Individual); Boysen Unit, P–SMBP; Wyoming: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:34 May 15, 2018 Jkt 244001 Renewal of long-term water service contract. 8. Busk-Ivanhoe, Inc., FryingpanArkansas Project, Colorado: Contract for long-term carriage and storage, and/or a new contract for an additional use of water. 9. State of Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks; Glen Elder Unit, P– SMBP; Kansas: Intent to enter into a contract for the remaining conservation storage in Waconda Lake for recreation and fish and wildlife purposes. 10. Arkansas Valley Conduit, Fryingpan-Arkansas Project, Colorado: Consideration of a repayment contract for the Arkansas Valley Conduit, and signing a contract to use infrastructure owned by the Pueblo Board of Water Works. 11. Donala Water and Sanitation District, Fryingpan-Arkansas Project, Colorado: Consideration of a long-term excess capacity contract. 12. Purgatoire Water Conservancy District, Trinidad Project, Colorado: Consideration of a request to amend the contract. 13. Central Oklahoma Master Conservancy District, Norman Project, Oklahoma: Amend existing contract No. 14–06–500–590 to execute a separate contract(s) to allow for importation and storage of nonproject water in accordance with the Lake Thunderbird Efficient Use Act of 2012. 14. Tom Green County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1, San Angelo Project, Texas: Consideration of a potential contract(s) for use of excess capacity by individual landowner(s) for irrigation purposes. 15. Western Heart River ID; Heart Butte Unit, P–SMBP; North Dakota: Consideration of amending the longterm irrigation repayment contract and project-use power contract to include additional acres. 16. Dickinson-Heart River Mutual Aid Corporation; Dickinson Unit, Heart Division; P–SMBP; North Dakota: Consideration of amending the longterm irrigation water service contract to modify the acres irrigated. 17. Buford-Trenton ID, BufordTrenton Project, P–SMBP; North Dakota: Consideration of amending the longterm irrigation power repayment contract and project-use power contract to include additional acres. 18. Milk River Project, Montana: Proposed amendment to contracts to reflect current landownership. 19. Glen Elder ID No. 8; Glen Elder Unit, P–SMBP; Kansas: Consideration to renew long-term water service contract No. 2–07–60–W0855. 20. Town of Estes Park, Colorado-Big Thompson Project, Colorado: PO 00000 Frm 00100 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Consideration of a renewal of contract with the Town of Estes Park. 21. Bureau of Land Management, Fryingpan-Arkansas Project, Colorado: Consideration of excess capacity contracting to store water in the Fryingpan-Arkansas Project. 22. Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District, FryingpanArkansas Project, Colorado: Consideration of amending contract No. 5–07–70–W0086 and convert or renew contract No. 5–07–70–W0086. 23. Fresno Dam, Milk River Project, Montana: Consideration of contract(s) for repayment of SOD costs. 24. Western Heart River ID; Heart Butte Unit, P–SMBP; North Dakota: Consideration of contract for repayment of SOD costs. 25. Keyhole Country Club; Keyhole Unit, P–SMBP; North Dakota: Consideration of renewal of contract No. 8–07–60–WS042. 26. Canyon Ferry Water Users Association; Canyon Ferry Unit, P– SMBP; Montana: Consideration for new longterm repayment contract. 27. City of Thermopolis; Boysen Unit, P–SMBP; Wyoming: Consideration for renewal of long-term water service contract No. 8–07–WS050 with the City of Thermopolis. 28. Kansas Bostwick ID, Bostwick Division, P–SMBP, Kansas: Consideration of an excess capacity contract to store water in Harlan County Lake. Discontinued contract action: 1. (7) Northern Integrated Supply Project, Colorado-Big Thompson Project, Colorado: Consideration of a new longterm contract with approximately 15 regional water suppliers and the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District for the Northern Integrated Supply Project. Dated: February 12, 2018. Ruth Welch, Director, Policy and Administration. [FR Doc. 2018–10412 Filed 5–15–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4332–90–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Reclamation [RR02054000, 18XR0687NA, RX.18527901.3000000] Central Valley Project Improvement Act Water Management Plans Bureau of Reclamation, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\16MYN1.SGM 16MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 95 / Wednesday, May 16, 2018 / Notices The Bureau of Reclamation has made available to the public the Water Management Plans for twelve entities. For the purpose of this announcement, Water Management Plans (Plans) are considered the same as Water Conservation Plans. Reclamation is publishing this notice in order to allow the public an opportunity to review the Plans and comment on the preliminary determinations. DATES: Submit written comments on the preliminary determinations on or before June 15, 2018. ADDRESSES: Send written comments to Ms. Charlene Stemen, Bureau of Reclamation, 2800 Cottage Way, MP– 400, Sacramento, CA 95825; or via email at cstemen@usbr.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To be placed on a mailing list for any subsequent information, please contact Ms. Charlene Stemen at cstemen@ usbr.gov, or at 916–978–5218 (TDD 978– 5608). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3405(e) of the Central Valley Project Improvement Act (Title 34 Pub. L. 102– 575), requires the Secretary of the Interior to, amongst other things, ‘‘develop criteria for evaluating the adequacy of all water conservation plans’’ developed by certain contractors. According to Section 3405(e)(1), these criteria must promote, ‘‘the highest level of water use efficiency reasonably achievable by project contractors using best available cost-effective technology and best management practices.’’ In accordance with this legislative mandate, the Bureau of Reclamation developed and published the Criteria for Evaluating Water Management Plans (Criteria). Each of the twelve entities listed below developed a Plan that Reclamation evaluated and preliminarily determined meets the requirements of the Criteria. The following Plans are available for review: • City of Roseville • City of Santa Barbara • Contra Costa Water District • Del Puerto Water District • Dunnigan Water District • East Bay Municipal Utilities District • El Dorado Irrigation District • Proberta Water District • Santa Clara Valley Water District • Shafter-Wasco Irrigation District • Truckee-Carson Irrigation District • Tulelake Irrigation District We invite the public to comment on our preliminary (i.e., draft) determination of Plan adequacy. A copy of these Plans will be available for review at Reclamation’s Mid-Pacific Regional Office, 2800 Cottage Way, MP– sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:34 May 15, 2018 Jkt 244001 410, Sacramento, CA 95825. If you wish to review a copy of these Plans, please contact Ms. Stemen. Public Disclosure Our practice is to make comments, including names and home addresses of respondents, available for public review. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee we will be able to do so. Dated: May 8, 2018. Richard J. Woodley, Regional Resources Manager, Mid-Pacific Region, Bureau of Reclamation. [FR Doc. 2018–10409 Filed 5–15–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4332–90–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement [Docket ID BSEE–2018–0009; 189E1700D2 ET1SF0000.PSB000.EEEE500000; OMB Control Number 1014–0024] Agency Information Collection Activities; Plans and Information Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, Interior. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) proposes to renew an information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before July 16, 2018. ADDRESSES: Send your comments on this information collection request (ICR) by either of the following methods listed below: • Electronically go to http:// www.regulations.gov. In the Search box, enter BSEE–2018–0009 then click search. Follow the instructions to submit public comments and view all related materials. We will post all comments. • Email kye.mason@bsee.gov, fax (703) 787–1546, or mail or hand-carry comments to the Department of the Interior; Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement; SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00101 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 22711 Regulations and Standards Branch; ATTN: Nicole Mason; 45600 Woodland Road, Sterling, VA 20166. Please reference OMB Control Number 1014– 0024 in the subject line of your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this ICR, contact Nicole Mason by email at kye.mason@bsee.gov or by telephone at (703) 787–1607. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we provide the general public and other Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on new, proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand our information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. We are soliciting comments on the proposed ICR that is described below. We are especially interested in public comments addressing the following issues: (1) Is the collection necessary to the proper functions of BSEE; (2) Will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) Is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) How might BSEE enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) How might BSEE minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request to OMB to approve this ICR. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Abstract: The regulations at 30 CFR part 250, subpart B, concern plans and information and are the subject of this collection. This request also covers any related Notices to Lessees and Operators (NTLs) that BSEE issues to clarify, supplement, or provide additional guidance on some aspects of our regulations. Post-Approval Requirements for the Exploration Plans, Development and E:\FR\FM\16MYN1.SGM 16MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 95 (Wednesday, May 16, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 22710-22711]
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[FR Doc No: 2018-10409]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Reclamation

[RR02054000, 18XR0687NA, RX.18527901.3000000]


Central Valley Project Improvement Act Water Management Plans

AGENCY: Bureau of Reclamation, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of availability.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Reclamation has made available to the public the 
Water Management Plans for twelve entities. For the purpose of this 
announcement, Water Management Plans (Plans) are considered the same as 
Water Conservation Plans. Reclamation is publishing this notice in 
order to allow the public an opportunity to review the Plans and 
comment on the preliminary determinations.

DATES: Submit written comments on the preliminary determinations on or 
before June 15, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Send written comments to Ms. Charlene Stemen, Bureau of 
Reclamation, 2800 Cottage Way, MP-400, Sacramento, CA 95825; or via 
email at [email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To be placed on a mailing list for any 
subsequent information, please contact Ms. Charlene Stemen at 
[email protected], or at 916-978-5218 (TDD 978-5608).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3405(e) of the Central Valley 
Project Improvement Act (Title 34 Pub. L. 102-575), requires the 
Secretary of the Interior to, amongst other things, ``develop criteria 
for evaluating the adequacy of all water conservation plans'' developed 
by certain contractors. According to Section 3405(e)(1), these criteria 
must promote, ``the highest level of water use efficiency reasonably 
achievable by project contractors using best available cost-effective 
technology and best management practices.'' In accordance with this 
legislative mandate, the Bureau of Reclamation developed and published 
the Criteria for Evaluating Water Management Plans (Criteria). Each of 
the twelve entities listed below developed a Plan that Reclamation 
evaluated and preliminarily determined meets the requirements of the 
Criteria. The following Plans are available for review:

 City of Roseville
 City of Santa Barbara
 Contra Costa Water District
 Del Puerto Water District
 Dunnigan Water District
 East Bay Municipal Utilities District
 El Dorado Irrigation District
 Proberta Water District
 Santa Clara Valley Water District
 Shafter-Wasco Irrigation District
 Truckee-Carson Irrigation District
 Tulelake Irrigation District

    We invite the public to comment on our preliminary (i.e., draft) 
determination of Plan adequacy. A copy of these Plans will be available 
for review at Reclamation's Mid-Pacific Regional Office, 2800 Cottage 
Way, MP-410, Sacramento, CA 95825. If you wish to review a copy of 
these Plans, please contact Ms. Stemen.

Public Disclosure

    Our practice is to make comments, including names and home 
addresses of respondents, available for public review. Before including 
your address, phone number, email address, or other personal 
identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your 
entire comment--including your personal identifying information--may be 
made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your 
comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public 
review, we cannot guarantee we will be able to do so.

    Dated: May 8, 2018.
Richard J. Woodley,
Regional Resources Manager, Mid-Pacific Region, Bureau of Reclamation.
[FR Doc. 2018-10409 Filed 5-15-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4332-90-P