Bend Surface Waterline Improvement (Decision Withdrawn)
The Forest Service is taking action on a Special Use Application from the City of Bend. The proposed Special Use Permit would authorize: Construction of a single, approximately 10-mile long replacement water supply pipeline that would be installed primarily within the Forest Service Road 4603, Skyliners Road, and Forest Service Road 4606-100 corridors. And replacement of the above-grade portions of the Bridge Creek intake building with a new, remotely controllable intake and installation of new fish screens that are compliant with current Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife screening regulations.
West of Bend, Ore., between the City's water intake and Outback Reservoir Site. Pipeline route is primarily along FSR 4601 and 4603.
Public Notification of 30-day Comment Period (PDF 149kb) Letter mailed on 3/9/2012 notifying the public of the availability of the environmental assessment. 30-day public comment period begins when legal notice published in the Bulletin newspaper, anticipated to occur on 3/13/2012. Instructions for commenting are included in this letter.
2nd public comment period notification (PDF 29kb) An additional public comment period is being offered on the Environmental Assessment, beginning on or around 3/28/12 and lasting for 30 days. Instructions for commenting are included in this letter.