Drought Water Bank


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
Drought Water Bank
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The 2009 Drought Water Bank is a one year transfer program to obtain water from willing sellers upstream of the Delta for sale to water users experiencing shortages due to extreme drought conditions and regulatory pumping curtailments. Critical health and safety water needs wiull have a first priority to the acquired supplies. The Project will be implemented subject to the relevant mitigation measures int he EWA EIS/EIR, Supplement and Addendums (SCH #1996032083).

Contact Information

Micharl Hendrick
Agency Name
California Department of Water Resources
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Central Valley, Napa Valley, SF Bay Area, and Southern CA

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Declared Emergency
Type, Section or Code
Sec 21080(b)(3); 15269(a)
Reasons for Exemption
Continued: Emergency Project-Sec 21080(b)(4); 15269(b)(c) / Statutory Exemptions-Sec 21080(b)(3), 21080 (b)(4), 21172 of Public Resources Code Project is subject to the Governor's Proclamation of a State of Emergency of February 2, 2009, among whose purposes is to protect the safety of persons and property from the natural disaster creasted by the critical drought considitons currently existing State.

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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