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Non-Indian Agricultural Reallocation Process

 

 

 

Non-Indian Agricultural (NIA) Priority Central Arizona Project (CAP) Water Reallocation

 

The Arizona Water Settlements Act and the Arizona Water Settlement Agreement provided for the reallocation of 96,295 acre-feet of relinquished NIA Priority CAP water.  This water was reallocated to the Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR) to be held in trust for further allocation by the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary).  The Director of ADWR shall submit a recommendation to the Secretary for the allocation of this water to specified municipal and industrial water users.

 

On January 17, 2014, the Director of ADWR submitted a letter of recommendation on the 2013-phase of the NIA Priority CAP water reallocation to the Secretary.

 

2014 ADWR Letter of Recommendation to Secretary Jewell & Supporting Documentation

ADWR Letter of Recommendation to Secretary Jewell

Final NIA Reallocation Process and Evaluation Criteria

NIA Reallocation Process Diagram

Application Evaluation Criteria and Assumptions

 

Other public documents that have been made available throughout this process can be viewed below:

 

Applications for the 2013 NIA Reallocation Process

Requirements for NIA Reallocation Application

Summary of Applications Received

Applications Submitted to ADWR

ADWR Requests for Clarification on Applications

Applicants’ Responses to Requests for Clarification

 

Comments on October 2013 Proposed Process and Responses

Complete List of Comments Received

ADWR’s Responses to Comments

CAWCD’s Responses to Comments

CAWCD Approval of Pricing Components

 

Questions and Responses from October 2012 Public Meeting

Questions Received from Arizona Municipal Water Users Association

CAWCD’s Response to AMWUA’s Questions

AMWUA’s Request to Extend the Comment Period

ADWR’s Response to Request to Extend Comment Period

ADWR’s Response to AMWUA’s Questions

Examples of Groundwater Allowance Relinquishment

 

Discussion Materials from October 2, 2012 Public Meeting

Overall Presentation

Proposed Reallocation Process and Evaluation Criteria

CAWCD Proposed Acquisition Pricing Methodology

Environmental Law Suggested Websites 

NEPA Overview