Application to Appropriate Water


SCH Number
Lead Agency
State Water Resources Control Board
Document Title
Application to Appropriate Water
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The licensee has petition to change the place of use under License 3577 (Application 12975) to include 6 acres of existing vineyards and 7 acres of previously cultivated land that is adjacent to the licensee's 42 acre vineyard, for a total place of use of 55 acres. Licensee has the right to divert 16-acre-feet (af) of water per year to a 20 af onstream reservoir from an Unnamed Stream tributary to Simmons Canyon, thence Napa River in Napa County. The water currently is diverted from December 1 to June 1 and is used for frost protection and irrigation on 37 acres of grapes and olive trees, and 6 acres of garden.

Contact Information
Mitchell Moody
State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights
P.O. Box 2000
Sacramento, CA 95812-2000

Phone : (916) 341-5383



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15061(b)(3)
Reasons for Exemption
This project will not cause a significant adverse impacts on any sensitive environment and will not result in significant cumulative impacts. There are no unresolved protests. It appears that there is no possibility that this projectmay have a significant effect on the environment.

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