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.
Video & Materials
A video presentation – the same information introduced at each public meeting – as well as meeting materials (posters and newsletter) are available for public review.
Draft EIS Released
The Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Resolution Copper Project and Land Exchange is now available for review under the 'EIS Info' tab.
Comment on DEIS
Optional ways to comment on the Draft EIS are located under the 'EIS Info' and the 'Public Involvement' tabs.