Change of Place of Use Petition


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
Change of Place of Use Petition
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The change will allow DWR and Reclamation to more effectively and efficiently utilize the operational flexibility of the combined SWP and CVP facilities to facilitate water transfers and exchanges and provide water to the combined SWP and CVP service areas to minimize the potential impacts of the current critical water shortage within California.

Contact Information

Nancy Quan
Agency Name
California Department of Water Resources
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Sec 21080(b)(3)
Reasons for Exemption
The Project is subject to the Governor's Proclamation of a State of emergency, issued on February 27, 2009 (attached), combating the natural disaster created by the critical drought conditions existing in the State. The Proclamation states that CEQA exemptions shall apply to Projects found consistent with the Proclamation. The Secretary for the California Natural Resources Agency and the Secretary for the California Environmental Protection Agency have concurred that the using the above CEQA exemption for the Consolidated Place of Use Petition is consistent with the Proclamation.

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