Transfer of 10,000 Acre-Feet Per Year of Banked Lower Kern River Water

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Kern County Water Agency
Document Title
Transfer of 10,000 Acre-Feet Per Year of Banked Lower Kern River Water
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration

Document Description
This action involves the approval to continue to transfer on an annual basis 10,000 acre feet per year of banked Lower Kern River water. Water to be pumped from the Agency's Pioneer Project either directly or by exchange and delivered back to the California Aqueduct either directly or by exchange via the Cross Valley Canal and/or the Kern Water Bank Canal. Recipient entity of transferred water will conduct separate CEQA to analyze local impacts.

Contact Information
Kane Totzke
Kern County Water Agency
Lead/Public Agency
3200 Rio Mirada Drive P.O. Box 58
Bakersfield, CA 93308

Phone : (661) 634-1468


Cross Streets
Buena Vista Road
Total Acres
State Highways
Stockdale Highway
Kern River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Water Facilities (Type 10,000 af/yr) Other (water contract/transfer)
Local Action
water contract
Project Issues
Hydrology/Water Quality
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW) California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT) California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB) California State Lands Commission (SLC) Department of Water Resources Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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