DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY -?YAKIMA, WASHINGTON
NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO TRANSFER WATER RIGHT PERMIT NO. CS3-30556P INTO THE STATE TRUST WATER RIGHTS PROGRAM
TAKE NOTICE: That on October 29, 2010 the United States Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) applied to transfer the above-referenced water right into the state's Trust Water Rights Program (TWRP) under amended trust water right application CS3-30556P. Said trust application covers release of water from Lake Roosevelt in 2010 totaling 305 cfs and 37,500 acre-feet.
Permit S3-30556P authorizes the release of 305 cfs and 37,500 acre-feet of water from Lake Roosevelt on the Columbia River, from a point of diversion located within Section 1, T. 28 N., R. 30 E.W.M., Grant County. Of the 37,500 acre-feet, 12,500 acre-feet will be for instream purposes in Lake Roosevelt and below Grand Coulee Dam along the mainstem Columbia River to the Pacific Ocean, and 25,000 acre-feet will be replacement water to enable new state water rights to be issued for future out-of-stream municipal and industrial uses. Trust water application CS3-30556P proposes to transfer these same quantities to the state TWRP. Copies of the permit, trust water application, water service contract between the USBR and Ecology, and environmental review documents can be found at Ecology's website at http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/wr/cwp/crwmp.html.
Protests or objections to approval of this application must include a detailed statement of the basis for objections. All letters of protest will become public record. Cash shall not be accepted. Fees must be paid by check or money order and are nonrefundable. Protests must be accompanied by a $50 recording fee payable to the Department of Ecology, Cashiering Unit, PO Box 47611, Olympia WA 98504-7611, within 30 days from November 17, 2010.
Published November 10 and November 17, 2010
Legal No. 378-10