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Project: Baseflow Monitoring for Stream Flow Enhancement Project Planning and Evaluation in San Luis Obispo County

Description: A grant to Central Coast Salmon Enhancement for a cooperative project with Morro Bay National Estuary Program, City of San Luis Obispo, and NOAA Veteran’s Program to measure spring and summer baseflows in reaches identified with a high potential for steelhead rearing by NOAA and determine if streams are meeting environmental water demand (EWD) on approximately 1.7 river miles on Pennington Creek and on approximately 2.2 river miles on San Luis Obispo Creek, located in San Luis Obispo County. California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo and the City of San Luis Obispo are the owners of the Properties.

Reference Number: 36402016041

Implemented By: Central Coast Salmon Enhancement / Cal Poly

Objective: To enhance stream flow

Type: Technical Assistance

Total Cost: $193,436.00

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

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

Estimated Completion: 8/26/2020    Actual Completion: 8/26/2020

Associated Counties: San Luis Obispo

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): No

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Private Contribution2/18/2016$12,735.00
Prop. 1, Stream Flow Enhancement2/18/2016$180,701.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Technical AssistanceWatershed Assessments  
Technical AssistanceScientific  

Water Action Plan Target

Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description


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