Draft Environmental Impact Report

California State Water Resources Control Board


The California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) released its Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the removal of the Klamath River dams in California on December 27, 2018. The 1,800-page draft report provides the SWRCB’s assessment of potential environmental impacts from the Lower Klamath Project and includes proposed measures to avoid, mitigate, or offset those environmental impacts, as required under the California Environmental Quality Act.

Read the Report

To read the DEIR, visit the California State Water Resources Control Board’s website here.

Public Comment Period

The DEIR will be available for public review and comment until the comment deadline: 12:00 pm PST on February 26, 2019. State Water Board staff will hold public meetings on the DEIR in February 2019. More information on public meetings can be found in the Notice of Availability.


For media inquiries, please call 916-847-6459

For all other inquiries, please call 415-820-4441

Download the Draft Environmental Impact Report

Download one or more sections of the DEIR using the links below.

Volume I

Volume II
  • Appendices (Download via SWRCB website, PDF, 554 MB)