Water Transfer Program for the San Joaquin River Exchange Contractors Water Authority 2005-2014/ Acquisition by United States, San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Au

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Summary

SCH Number
2003101106
Lead Agency
San Joaquin River Exchange Contractors Water Authority
Document Title
Water Transfer Program for the San Joaquin River Exchange Contractors Water Authority 2005-2014/ Acquisition by United States, San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Au
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received

Document Description
The San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority is a responsible agency for the project named "Exchange Contractor 5-Year Transfer Project." Annually for 5 years, the San Joaquin River Exchange Contractors Water Authority will transfer up to 80,000 acre feet of CVP substitute supply water to the United States Bureau of Reclamation for Level 4 refuge use, to participating members of the San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority for existing irrigation and a small amount of existing M&I supply, and to Madera Irrigation District for irrigation supply. The Exchange Contractors will develop replacement supplies for use within their boundaries from conservation/tailwater recovery and groundwater pumping. Transferred water will be delivered through the Tracy Pumping plant to members of the San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority for delivery through existing systems and will be used by the Exchange Contractors and US Bureau of Reclamation.

Contact Information
Daniel G. Nelson
San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority
P.O. Box 2157
Los Banos, CA 93635

(209) 826-9696

Location

Counties
Stanislaus San Joaquin San Benito Merced Madera Fresno
State Highways
99,5,145,33,152,101,and 180
Railways
Yes
Waterways
San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tuolumne, and Merced Rivers

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority 842 Sixth Street, Suite 7 Los Banos, CA 93635

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2b) A Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
No
(4) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
Yes
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
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