Bureau of Reclamation 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2019-27944
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
Pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, the Department of the Interior proposes to modify the Bureau of Reclamation Privacy Act system of records titled, ``INTERIOR/WBR-12, Inventions and Patents.'' This system of records administers the Bureau of Reclamation internal program that manages and tracks applications for inventions and patents submitted by Federal employees, individuals, and organizations who have submitted a report of invention to Reclamation or employees who are seeking to file and secure patents. The Bureau of Reclamation is proposing to add new routine uses, modify existing routine uses to provide clarification, update authorities for this system, update categories of individuals and categories of records to reflect the expanded scope of the system, and to provide general and administrative updates to all sections in accordance with the Office of Management and Budget Circular A-108, ``Federal Agency Responsibilities for Review, Reporting, and Publication under the Privacy Act.'' This modified system will be included in the Department of the Interior's inventory of record systems.
Change in Discount Rate for Water Resources Planning
Document Number: 2019-27167
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
The Bureau of Reclamation is announcing the interest rate to be used by Federal agencies in the formulation and evaluation of plans for water and related land resources is 2.75 percent for fiscal year 2020. The prior fiscal year's rate as announced in the Federal Register (83 FR 64875) on December 18, 2018, was 2.875 percent for fiscal year 2019.
Quarterly Status Report of Water Service, Repayment, and Other Water-Related Contract Actions
Document Number: 2019-27140
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
Notice is hereby given of contractual actions that have been proposed to the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) and are new, discontinued, or completed since the last publication of this notice. 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.
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Public Scoping Period for the Lake Powell Pipeline Project
Document Number: 2019-26357
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the Lake Powell Pipeline (LPP) Project. Reclamation is requesting public scoping comments to identify significant issues or other alternatives to be addressed in the EIS.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement and Public Scoping Meeting for the Friant-Kern Canal Middle Reach Capacity Correction Project, Tulare and Kern Counties, California
Document Number: 2019-26018
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the Friant-Kern Canal Middle Reach Capacity Correction Project. Reclamation is requesting public and agency comment to identify significant issues or other alternatives to be addressed in the EIS.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement and Public Scoping Comment Period for the Eastern North Dakota Alternate Water Supply Project, Burleigh, Kidder, Sheridan, and Wells Counties, North Dakota
Document Number: 2019-24611
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the Eastern North Dakota Alternate Water Supply Project. Reclamation is requesting public comment to identify significant issues or other alternatives to be addressed in the EIS.
Central Valley Project Improvement Act Water Management Plans
Document Number: 2019-22958
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
The Bureau of Reclamation has made available to the public the Water Management Plans for 4 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.
Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Advisory Council Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2019-22035
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
The Bureau of Reclamation is publishing this notice to announce that a Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Advisory Council (Council) will take place.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2019-21072
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
Pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, the Department of the Interior proposes to consolidate ten existing Bureau of Reclamation Privacy Act systems of records related to land and realty management files into the modified and retitled Bureau of Reclamation system of records, ``INTERIOR/Reclamation-14, Land and Realty Program.'' This system of records administers the Bureau of Reclamation inventory of all land, facilities, and waterbodies under Reclamation's jurisdiction. The Bureau of Reclamation is proposing to add new routine uses, modify existing routine uses to provide clarification, and update all sections of the notice to reflect the expanded scope of the modified system. This modified system will be included in the Department of the Interior's inventory of record systems.
Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Work Group Charter Renewal
Document Number: 2019-20801
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
Following consultation with the General Services Administration, notice is hereby given that the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) is renewing the charter for the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Work Group. The purpose of the Adaptive Management Work Group is to provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary concerning the operation of Glen Canyon Dam and the exercise of other authorities pursuant to applicable Federal law.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement and Public Scoping Open Houses for the Boise River Basin Feasibility Study, Elmore County, Idaho
Document Number: 2019-16744
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the Boise River Basin Feasibility Study. Reclamation is requesting public and agency comment to identify significant issues or other alternatives to be addressed in the EIS.
Public Meeting of the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Work Group
Document Number: 2019-16676
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) is publishing this notice to announce that a Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Work Group (AMWG) will take place.
Quarterly Status Report of Water Service, Repayment, and Other Water-Related Contract Actions
Document Number: 2019-14725
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
Notice is hereby given of contractual actions that have been proposed to the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) and are new, discontinued, or completed since the last publication of this notice. 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.
Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Advisory Council Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2019-10138
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
The Bureau of Reclamation is publishing this notice to announce that a Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Council (Council) will take place.
Public Meeting of the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Work Group
Document Number: 2019-09255
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) is publishing this notice to announce that a Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Work Group (AMWG) will take place.
Notice To Reopen the Solicitation Period To Contract for Hydroelectric Power Development on the Bureau of Reclamation's North Unit Main Canal, Deschutes Project, Madras, Oregon
Document Number: 2019-05419
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
The Bureau of Reclamation is reopening the public notice of intent to contract for hydroelectric power development on the Bureau of Reclamation's North Unit Main Canal, Deschutes Project, Madras, Oregon.
Notice of Availability of a Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Kachess Drought Relief Pumping Plant and Keechelus Reservoir-to-Kachess Reservoir Conveyance, Kittitas and Yakima Counties, Washington
Document Number: 2019-04295
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
The Bureau of Reclamation and Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology) have prepared and made available the Kachess Drought Relief Pumping Plant and Keechelus Reservoir-to-Kachess Reservoir Conveyance Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS).
Quarterly Status Report of Water Service, Repayment, and Other Water-Related Contract Actions
Document Number: 2019-04703
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
Notice is hereby given of contractual actions that have been proposed to the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) and are new, discontinued, or completed since the last publication of this notice. 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.
Public Meeting of the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Work Group
Document Number: 2019-02819
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) is publishing this notice to announce that a Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Work Group (AMWG) will take place.
Central Valley Project Improvement Act Water Management Plans
Document Number: 2019-02226
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
The Bureau of Reclamation has made available to the public the Water Management Plans for 15 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Diversions, Return Flow, and Consumptive Use of Colorado River Water in the Lower Colorado River Basin
Document Number: 2019-01925
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Responding to Historic Drought and Ongoing Dry Conditions in the Colorado River Basin: Request for Input
Document Number: 2019-01340
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
Consistent with past practice, through this Notice, the Department of the Interior (Department) is taking the initial step of requesting input from the Governors of each of the seven Colorado River Basin States (Basin States) for their specific recommendations on prompt Departmental actions that would be appropriate to take to reduce the risks the Colorado River Basin is facing, and can be adopted prior to the August 2019 determinations of operations for Lake Powell and Lake Mead in 2020.