West Kern Water District Purchase of Berrenda Mesa Water District State Project Water Entitlement

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
West Kern Water Agency
Document Title
West Kern Water District Purchase of Berrenda Mesa Water District State Project Water Entitlement
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Exclusive agriculture (A) /General Plan: intensive agriculture (8-1)

Document Description
The West Kern Water District (WKWD) desires to acquire, and Berrenda Mesa Water District (BMWD) desires to sell and permanently transfer to WKWD, a portion of the BMWD State Water Project water entitlement. WKWD will purchase 6,500 acre feet of BMWD's contractural entitlement to the delivery of water from the State Water Project, including BMWD's appurtenant rights to delivery capacity in State Water Project facilities within the California Aqueduct to Reach 10A.

Contact Information

West Kern Water Agency
Lead/Public Agency
800 Kern Street P.O. Box 1105, 800 Kern Street
Taft, CA 93268

Phone : (661) 763-3151


Cross Streets
Interstate 5 & Panama Lane
Total Acres
551 (+/-)
State Highways
Kern River
Other Location Info
City: Tupman

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Water recharge to existing facilities)
Project Issues
Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Noise Transportation Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT) 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

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 state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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