Western Canal Water District 2010 Water Transfer Program

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Western Canal Water District
Document Title
Western Canal Water District 2010 Water Transfer Program
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration

Document Description
NOTE: Review Per Lead Sale of up to 30,000 acre ft of water to participating memver districts of the State Water Project Contractors Authority (Buyers) during the 2010 irrigation season to lessen potential water supply shotages 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 WCWD would make up to 30,000 acre ft of water available to Buyers by idling cropland (i.e. non-irrigation of farmland by voluntary participants). Water made available by crop idling within the boundaries of WCWD would then be retained and stored by the Department of Water Resources for delivery to Buyers.

Contact Information
Ted Trimble
Western Canal Water District
P.O. Box 190
Richvale, CA 95974

(530) 342-5083


Glenn Butte
Cross Streets
Western Canal Water District, bordered by Hwy 99, Hwy 162, Road Z, Grainland Rd
Total Acres
State Highways
99, 162
Butte Creek, Cherokee Canal
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Nelson

Notice of Completion

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