Arizona Intrastate Process for ICS Projects

ADWR Response to Comments on Draft Arizona ICS Exhibits

AZ-ICS Comments Final.pdf


Comments received on the AZ ICS Framework Agreement and AZ ICS Exhibits

The following comments were received as part of the AZ intrastate process on AZ ICS projects:

Draft AZ ICS framework agreement and draft AZ ICS exhibits

The draft intra-Arizona ICS Framework Agreement and draft exhibits from Central Arizona Water Conservation District (CAWCD), Colorado River Indian Tribes(CRIT), Gila River Indian Community (GRIC), Mohave Valley Irrigation and Drainage District (MVIDD), and Wellton Mohawk Irrigation and Drainage District (WMIDD) are posted below.


AZ-ICS Framework Agreement:

ICS Exhibits Submitted to ADWR:

CAWCD Exhibit & associated documents:

CRIT ICS Exhibit and associated documents:

GRIC Exhibit & associated documents:

MVIDD Exhibit & associated documents:

WMIDD Exhibit & associated documents:


To facilitate Arizona’s adoption and implementation of the LBDCP, the Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR) has established a schedule for intrastate review of draft exhibits describing Arizona projects to create ICS. Please note the following dates: 

December 17-20: Any Contractor interested in creating ICS must work with Reclamation to prepare a draft exhibit. 
December 28: All draft exhibits must be submitted to ADWR. 
December 31: ADWR will post the draft intra-Arizona ICS Framework Agreement and all draft exhibits on its website, with information regarding submittal of public comments.
January 7: ADWR will host an Open House Jan. 7, 2019 between 1-3 PM at ADWR offices, 1110  W. Washington, Suite 310, to address questions on the ICS exhibits.
January 14: All public comments must be submitted in writing.
January 25: ADWR and Arizona Contractors jointly propose ICS exhibits to parties in California and Nevada.

If you have any questions regarding the process, please contact Vineetha Kartha at [email protected].

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