Exhange of State Water Project Table A water between Santa Barbara County Flood Control and Water Conservation District and Kern County Water Agency

Summary

SCH Number
2008088137
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Exhange of State Water Project Table A water between Santa Barbara County Flood Control and Water Conservation District and Kern County Water Agency
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
8/12/2008

Document Description
Santa Barbara Flood Control and Water Conservation District (SBCFCWCD) is a State Water Project (SWP) contractor located in Santa Barbara County. The proposed project is the delivery by SBCFLWCD of up to 1,000 acre feet of 2008 Table A water to Kern County Water Agency (KCWA) in the Irvine Ranch/ Rosedale-Rio Bravo Demonstration Groundwater Bank KCWA will return up to 500 acre feet of its SWP Table A water to SBCFCWCD by the year 2013. This exchange will enable both KCWA and SBCFCWCD to better manage their respective water supplies. No lands will be fallowed as a result of the exchange. The lands have been actively farmed in the past. The water will be delivered within the SWP Place of Use.

Contact Information
Craig Trombly
California Department of Water Resources
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-6250

Location

Counties
Kern Santa Barbara

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class1,Sec.15301,Exist.Facility
Reasons for Exemption
-State Water Project long-term water supply contract includes provisions for delivery within the SWP place of use. -No construction is required to implement the proposed points of delivery. -The facilities are existing facilities that have not been expanded or modified to implement the proposed change in points of delivery. -The water will be delivered to lands that have been in agricultural production for many years. There will be no change in land use.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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