Common Landowner Transfer of up to 2,000 a.f. of Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District 2008 State Water Project Table A Water to Westlands Water District

Summary

SCH Number
2008108129
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Common Landowner Transfer of up to 2,000 a.f. of Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District 2008 State Water Project Table A Water to Westlands Water District
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
10/10/2008

Document Description
The Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District (TLBWSD) is a State Water Project (SWP) contractor. The proposed project is the transfer by TLBWSD of up 2,000 a.f. of 2008 Table A water to Westlands Water District (WWD) for WEstlake Farms, who farms in both Districts. The transfer will be completed in 2008, and is to enable both WWD and TLBWSD users to better manage their respective water supplies. No lands will be fallowed as a result of the transfer and no additional groundwater will be pumped. The lands have been actively farmed in the past. The water will be delivered within the SWP Place of Use.

Contact Information
Robert B. Cooke
California Department of Water Resources
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-6250

Location

Counties
Kings
Other Location Info
California Aqueduct Reach 7 water turnout structures

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1, Section 15301
Reasons for Exemption
a) State Water Project long-term water supply contract includes provisions for delivery within the SWP place of use. b) No construction is required to implement the proposed points of delivery. c) The facilities are existing facilities that have not been expanded or mdified to implement the proposed change in points of delivery. d) The water will be delivered to lands that have been in agricultural production for many years. There will be no change in land use.
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