Notice of Intent To Contract for Hydroelectric Power Development on the South Canal, Uncompahgre Project, Colorado
Current Federal policy allows non-Federal development of electrical power resource potential on Federal water resource projects. The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) will consider proposals for non-Federal development of hydroelectric power on the South Canal of the Uncompahgre Project. Reclamation is considering such hydroelectric power development under a lease of power privilege. No Federal funds will be available for such hydroelectric power development. The Uncompahgre Project is a Federal Reclamation project. This Notice presents background information, proposal content guidelines, and information concerning selection of a non-Federal entity to develop hydroelectric power on the South Canal.
Agency Information Collection; Activities Under OMB Review; Comment Request
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) has forwarded the following Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval: Diversions, Return Flows, and Consumptive Use of Colorado River Water in the Lower Colorado River Basin, OMB Control Number: 1006-0015. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden.
Proposed Water Service Contract, El Dorado County Water Agency, El Dorado County, CA
Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act and the California Environmental Quality Act, the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) and the El Dorado County Water Agency (EDCWA) as lead agencies have made available for public review and comment a joint Draft EIS/EIR for a Proposed Water Service Contract pursuant to Public Law 101-514. The Draft EIS/EIR describes and presents the environmental effects of four alternatives, including no action, of entering into a long-term Central Valley Project (CVP) water service contract with EDCWA.
Quarterly Status Report of Water Service, Repayment, and Other Water-Related Contract Negotiations
Notice is hereby given of contractual actions that have been proposed to the Bureau of Reclamation and are new, modified, discontinued, or completed since the last publication of this notice on June 24, 2009. This notice is one of a variety of means used to inform the public about proposed contractual actions for capital recovery and management of project resources and facilities consistent with section 9(f) of the Reclamation Project Act of 1939. Additional announcements of individual contract actions may be published in the Federal Register and in newspapers of general circulation in the areas determined by Reclamation to be affected by the proposed action.