Water Transfer from Kern County Water Agency (KCWA) to Oak Flat Water District (OFWD), (SWPAO)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Water Transfer from Kern County Water Agency (KCWA) to Oak Flat Water District (OFWD), (SWPAO)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
This project transfers 650 AF of KCWA's State Water Project 2008 Table A water to OFWD, as part of an overall return of 5,000 AF of water previously stored by Westlands Water District (WWD) in Semitropic Water Storage District's groudnwater bank. This 650 AF portion of the 5,000 AF will be delivered to WWD via transfer of OFWD, and common landownes in Del Puerto Water District will fallow acreage to make 650 AF of CVP water available for delivery to WWD.

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

(916) 653-4313


Kern Stanislaus

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
15301 (b), 11509(b)(3) a. SWP 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 modified 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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