Water Resource Analysis: Assumptions, Methodology Used, Relevant Regulations, Laws, and Guidance, and Key Documents
The purpose of this process memorandum is to describe additional supporting resource information in detail. The Water Resources section of Chapter 3 of the EIS includes brief summaries of the information contained in this process memorandum. This process memorandum covers four basic topics:
- Resource analysis area
- Analysis methodology
- Regulations, Laws, and Guidance
- Key Documents and References Cited
Water resources involve three areas of analysis: Groundwater Quantity and Groundwater-Dependent Ecosystems, Groundwater and Surface Water Quality, and Surface Water Quantity. Each section is analyzed separately within this process memorandum to distinguish between the assumptions, methodology used, and relevant regulations, laws, and guidance in each resource.
Newell, E., and C. Garrett. 2018c. Water Resource Analysis: Assumptions, Methodology Used, Relevant Regulations, Laws, and Guidance, and Key Documents. Process memorandum to file. Phoenix, Arizona: SWCA Environmental Consultants. August 6.
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