Water Rights and Central Arizona Project Allocations
The purpose of this process memorandum is to provide a summary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service review of publicly available documentation regarding Resolution Copper Mining, LLC’s (Resolution Copper’s) water rights information. This process memorandum covers four basic topics:
- An apparent inconsistency in reported water needs
- Existing groundwater rights
- Central Arizona Project (CAP) allotment status
- Long-term storage status.
Rietz, D. 2016b. Water Rights and Central Arizona Project Allocations. Process memorandum to file. Phoenix, Arizona: SWCA Environmental Consultants. November 11.
The draft EIS public comment period closed November 7, 2019. All 30,000+ comment submittals are now under review for consideration in the compilation of the final EIS.