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 Preperation

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
3130 North Fresno Street
Fresno, CA 93793-6056



Kings Fresno
California Aqueduct

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Water Facilities (canal inlet Type)
Project Issues
Cumulative Effects Water Supply Water Quality Vegetation Traffic/Circulation Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Noise Drainage/Absorption Biological Resources Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality
Reviewing Agencies
Department of Water Resources Other - Public Comments Native American Heritage Commission California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Public Health California Highway Patrol Caltrans, District 6 Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Conservation Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4 Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Fresno) Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance
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