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Project: Salton Sea Species Conservation Habitat-Cap Outlay

Description: The State restore over 3,000 acres of aquatic habitat at the mouth of the New River at the south end of the Salton Sea. The project will provide habitat for fish eating birds and dust emission control on the Sea's receding playa.

Reference Number: 3860-P01-076

Implemented By: Department of Water Resources


Type: Restoration

Total Cost: $60,000,000.00

Project Status: Project Implementation

On Time?: Yes    Within Scope?: Yes    Within Budget?: Yes

Estimated Completion: 7/1/2023    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties: Imperial

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 1, State Obligations6/9/2016$60,000,000.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
RestorationEcosystem: Shallow Water/ Marsh/ Wetland Habitat3000acres restored/assessed/managed

Water Action Plan Target

Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description


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