Doheny Ocean Desalination Project

The Commission, as a responsible agency under the California Environmental Quality Act, has prepared an Addendum to the South Coast Water District’s Final EIR (State Clearinghouse No. 2016031038).

The District has proposed to develop an ocean water desalination facility in Dana Point, California, at Doheny State Beach and vicinity that includes a subsurface intake water system, an ocean water conveyance pipeline system, a desalination facility, a brine disposal system, and appurtenant facilities.

Addendum to Final EIR – November 2022

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APTR = Analysis of Impacts to Public Trust Resources and Values
CEQA = California Environmental Quality Act
EA = Environmental Assessment
EIR = Environmental Impact Report
EIS = Environmental Impact Statement
FONSI = Finding of No Significant Impact
IS = Initial Study
MND = Mitigated Negative Declaration
ND = Negative Declaration
NEPA = National Environmental Policy Act
NOI = Notice of Intent
NOP = Notice of Preparation



Electronic copies of CEQA documents before 2010 may be requested from:

Nicole Dobroski, Chief
Environmental Science, Planning, and Management Division