The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Walla Walla District (Corps), invites public comments on the Draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) and Environmental Assessment (EA) for issuance of an easement to Pasco, Wash., for the installation of a new water intake structure. Comments are due no later than Nov. 20.
The Corps proposes to issue an easement to Pasco for the construction, operation and maintenance of a water intake facility located (in part) on Corps-managed federal land at approximately Columbia River Mile 336.3. Construction of the new water intake facility would assist the city in meeting its current and projected demands for both potable and irrigation water.
Links to the draft FONSI and EA are located in the right-hand column of this webpage.
The public comment period begins Oct. 22, 2014. Comments must be postmarked or emailed no later than Nov. 20, 2014 to be considered as part of the public record. Comments may be mailed to:
USACE -- Walla Walla District
CENWW-PD-EC -- Pasco Water Intake
201 North 3rd Avenue
Walla Walla, WA 99362-1876
You may also submit comments via email to NEPANWW@usace.army.mil.