Biggs-West Gridely Water District 2010 Water Transfer Program

3 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2009122074
Lead Agency
Biggs-West Gridley Water District
Document Title
Biggs-West Gridely Water District 2010 Water Transfer Program
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received

Document Description
BWGWD proposes to transfer to AVEK, DRWD, KCWA, and MWD (collectively Buyers) up to 12,294 af of water made available from the Feather River through temporary idling of acreage historically planted to rice within BWGWD that would have been planted to rice in 2010 in the absence of the transfer. The idled acreage totals less than 20% of the cultivated acreage within BWGWD. The transfer water would be provided at Lake Oroville and would flow through the natural river channels to the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, where it would be pumped at the SWP Banks Pumping Plant. The DWR will deliver the transfer water to the Buyer's service areas. The transfer water is intended to alleviate water shortages within the Buyer's service areas due to ongoing dry conditions and would not support new development.

Contact Information
Nancy Quan
Department of Water Resources
1416 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

916-653-0190

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 Determination

Approving Agency
DWR
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
Biggs-West Gridley Water District 1713 West Biggs Gridley Rd Gridley, CA 95948 DWR Resources Bldg 1416 9th St Sacramento, CA 95814

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2b) A Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
No
(4) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
N/A
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
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