Agreement Between the Department of Water Resources and Westlands Water District for Wheeling Central Valley Project Water to Semitropic Water Storage District

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Summary

SCH Number
2008071132
Lead Agency
Westlands Water District
Document Title
Agreement Between the Department of Water Resources and Westlands Water District for Wheeling Central Valley Project Water to Semitropic Water Storage District
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
9/17/2008
Present Land Use
Agricultural / Agricultural / Farmland of Statewide Importance

Document Description
Westlands Water District (WWD) proposes to divert up to 50,000 acre-feet of 2008-09 Central Valley Project (CVP) supplies for delivery to Semitropic Water Storage District's (SWSD) banking facilities prior to March 1, 2009. SWSD, a member unit of the Kern County Water Agency (KCWA), would return this water in a later year to meet crop demand in the next critically dry water year type.

Contact Information
Orvil McKinnis
Westlands Water District
P.O. Box 6056
Fresno, CA 93703

Phone : (559) 241-6242

Location

Cities
Lemoore Mendota Wasco
Counties
Fresno Kern Kings
State Highways
5, 198, and 46
Railways
Santa Fe and Amtrak
Airports
Lost Hills and Wasco
Waterways
San Luis Canal, California Aqueduct, and Westside Canal

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
Westlands Water District
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
Westlands Water District 3130 N. Fresno St., Fresno, CA 93703

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
No
(2b) A Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2c) An other document type 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 mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
N/A
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
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