Biggs-West Gridely Water District 2010 Water Transfer Program

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Summary

SCH Number
2009122074
Lead Agency
Biggs-West Gridley Water District
Document Title
Biggs-West Gridely Water District 2010 Water Transfer Program
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
Agricultural

Document Description
NOTE: Review Per Lead Sale of up to 19,470 acre-feet of water to participating member districts of the State Water Project Contractors Authority (Buyers) during the 2010 irrigation season to lessen potential water supply shortages to the Buyers that may occur as a result of dry hydrologic conditions and regulatory restrictions on pumping in the Delta. As a willing seller, BWGWD would make up to 19,740 acre-feet of water available to Buyers by idling up to 5,900 acres of cropland (i.e., non-irrigation of farmland by voluntary participants). Water made available by crop idling within the boundaries of BWGWD would then be retained and stored by the Department of Water Resources for delivery to Buyers.

Contact Information
Karen Peters
Biggs-West Gridley Water District
1713 West Biggs-Gridley Road
Gridley, CA 95948

Phone : (530) 846-3317

Location

Cities
Gridley
Counties
Butte
Cross Streets
Biggs-West Gridley Water District, bordered by Butte Water District on the east, the Cherokee...
Zip
95948
Total Acres
+-32,000
State Highways
99
Railways
Union Pacific Railroad
Waterways
Union Pacific Railroad
Other Information
...Canal on the west, the Ashley Lateral on the north and the Bute County Line on the south.

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Agriculture
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Water transfer
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Water Quality Water Supply Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 3 California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Redding Region 5 Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights

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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