Irrigation Improvement Funding Program

Summary

SCH Number
2002121031
Lead Agency
Panoche Water District
Document Title
Irrigation Improvement Funding Program
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
Agricultural - 20 acre and 40 acre minimum parcels

Document Description
The proposed project is to establish a program to provide funding to landowners within Panoche Drainage District who wish to improve their existing irrigation systems. The program will provide $1,800,000 for the improvement of irrigation systems for up to 3,900 acres of farmland. The proposed project may result in increased irrigation efficiency, water conservation, and a reduction in the volume of deep percolation contributing to the region's drainage problem.

Contact Information
Dennis Falashi
Panoche Drainage District
52027 West Althea
Firebaugh, CA 93622

Phone : (209) 364-6136

Location

Cities
Firebaugh
Counties
Fresno
Waterways
Delta Mendota Canal, California Aqueduct, Outside Canal
Township
12S13S
Range
11E12E
Base
DB&M

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Improved Irrigation Systems)
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Water Quality Water Supply Wildlife Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation Caltrans, District 6 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4 Department of Health Services Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Fresno) Resources Agency State Lands Commission 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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