Conveyance of Nonproject Groundwater from the Canalside Project Using the California Aqueduct


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Westlands Water District
Document Title
Conveyance of Nonproject Groundwater from the Canalside Project Using the California Aqueduct
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
Agricultural Land

Document Description
NOTE: Reference SCH#: 1994082068 Westlands Water District proposes to pump groundwater from land near the California Aqueduct and convey it through the Aqueduct for withdrawal and use on the other land within the district. The source of the water would be a series of groundwater wells in three groups wihtin the district: the norther, central and southern groups. The proposed project would result in no more than 100,000 acre-feet of groundwater being pumped in the Aqueduct annually via several inlets on either side of the Aqueduct.

Contact Information
Russ Freeman
Westlands Water District
Lead/Public Agency
3130 North Fresno Street
Fresno, CA 93793-6056

Phone : (559) 224-1523


Fresno Kings
California Aqueduct

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Water Facilities (Type canal inlet)
Project Issues
Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Geology/Soils Hydrology/Water Quality Noise Transportation Vegetation
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Public Health (CDPH) California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT) California Highway Patrol California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB) Central Valley Flood Protection Board Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) Other - Public Comments Department of Water Resources

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