Water Right Permit


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
Water Right Permit
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The applicants seek an appropriate water right for an existing 36.4 acre-foot capacity reservoir which is reported to be at least 50 years old. A pump and 600 foot long pipeline will convey water from the reservoir to a 16-acre vineyard. The 16 acres include 15 acres of irrigated pasture and 1 acre of existing vineyard which was planted prior to submittal of Application 30422. The 15 acres of pasture will be cleared to install the vineyard. The pipe to the place of use will be layed within a trench along an existing roadway.

Contact Information

Katherine Mrowka
Agency Name
Department of Water Resources, Division of Water Rights
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15304
Reasons for Exemption
1. The project involves minor alterations in the condition of land, water and/or vegetation which do not result in significant loss of mature natural vegetation (e.g., unique habitat, mature scenic trees, riparian vegetation or marshlands). 2. There is no grading proposed on land with a slope of more than 10%, in a waterway, in any wetland, in an officially designated (by federal, state, or local government action) scenic area, or in officially mapped areas of severe geologic hazard. 3. This project will not cause significant adverse impacts on any sensitive environment and will not result in significant cumulative impacts. 4. There are no unresolved protests.

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