Clean Water Act, Section 404; Rivers and Harbors Act, Section 10

DWR has submitted a (amended) Department of the Army permit application pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act (Section 404 permit application) to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to request authorization for the Delta Conveyance Project activities in waters of the United States.

Section 404 and Section 10 Processes

Required for projects that propose to discharge dredged or fill material into waters of the United States (Section 404) and for activities in, under, or over navigable waters (Section 10).

  1. Submit application

  2. USACE makes jurisdictional determination on waters of the US and navigable waters

  3. USACE public notice of permit application

  1. Submit supporting documentation

  2. USACE issues permit under Section 404 and Section 10