Option Agreement Between Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District, San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation for 2008 Operations

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Summary

SCH Number
2008022052
Lead Agency
Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District (GCID)
Document Title
Option Agreement Between Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District, San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation for 2008 Operations
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
AE-40 Agriculture Exclusive

Document Description
Under the Agreement which includes an option provision, GCID proposes to forbear its diversions of surface water which would then be diverted by the Bureau of Reclamation under its permits, and then made available to the San Luis and Delta-Mendota Water Authority (SLDMWA) during the 2008 irrigation season. If SLDMWA exercises its option under the agreement, GCID will provide up to 82,500 ac-ft of surplus water in accordance with a forbearance program undertaken by GCID in cooperation with its landowners who voluntarily decide to participate in the program by crop idling or crop shifting, GCID will also provide up to 2,500 ac-ft of water made available from groundwater substitution produced from two GCID-owned electric groundwater wells.

Contact Information
Thaddeus Bettner
Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District (GCID)
344 E. Laurel Street P.O. Box 150
Willows, CA 95988

Phone : (530) 934-8881

Location

Cities
Colusa Williams Willows
Counties
Colusa Glenn
Cross Streets
Interstate 5 and State Highway 162
Zip
95988
Total Acres
175,000
State Highways
I-5
Railways
California Northern
Airports
Willows
Schools
Numerous
Waterways
Sacramento River
Township
14-22N
Range
1-4W
Section
All
Base
MDB&M
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Hamilton City

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Agriculture
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Water Transfer
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Water Quality Water Supply
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 California Department of Health Care Services California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 3 California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 California State Lands Commission Central Valley Flood Protection Board Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance Department of Water Resources

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