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COSO – Hay Ranch Water Pipeline Project

On this webpage you will find a complete copy of the EA, its appendices, a signed copy of the BLM’s Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI), and the Decision Record with Appendecies A and C. 

The EA assesses the potential impacts to resources caused as a result of the Proposed Action.  The Proposed Action includes the pumping of up to 4,500 gallons-of-water-per-minute from two existing water wells and the installation of a power substation, a 12” water pipeline and a 250,000 gallon water holding tank on about 5 acres of private land, and the installation of approximately 9 miles of a 20” water pipeline and the emplacement of a 1.5 million gallon water holding tank across both BLM and Department of the Navy administered lands adjacent to Gill Station Road, terminating on the Navy withdrawn land near the 1.5 million gallon tank at the COSO Geothermal field. 

Environmental Assessment (2.4 Mb) 

Appendix A - Programmatic Memorandum Of Agreement (1.8MB)

Appendix B - BLM USFWS Sec 7 Letter (180KB)

Signed FONSI (285KB) 

Signed Decision Record (334KB)

Decision Record - Appendix A (21.4 MB)

Decision Record - Appendix C (9.4 MB)

Right of Way Grant

Any comments you may have should be directed via e-mail to Hector_Villalobos@blm.gov or in writing to: 

Bureau of Land Management
ATTN: Hector Villalobos
300 S. Richmond Road
Ridgecrest, CA 93555


Last updated: 07-07-2011