Drought Water Bank


SCH Number
Public Agency
San Luis and Delta Mendota Water Authority
Document Title
Drought Water Bank
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The 2009 Drought Water Bank Program 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. The San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority proposes to acquire Drought Water Bank water from the Department of Water Resources on behalf of its participating member agencies for delivery into their respective CVP service areas.

Contact Information

Daniel Nelson
Agency Name
San Luis and Delta Mendota Water Authority
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The Project is subject to the Governor's Proclamation of a State of Emergency of February 2, 2009, among proposes is to continue to implement water management pratices in order to minimize economic impacts to agriculture and make the best use of available water supplies.

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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