Conveyance of up to 28,225 acre-feet of Friant Recirculation Water

Summary

SCH Number
2010088052
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Conveyance of up to 28,225 acre-feet of Friant Recirculation Water
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District (District) will take delivery of up to 28,225 acre-feet of Friant Recirculation Water (Water) under Article 55 of its State Water Supply Contract. The Water is currently stored in San Luis Reservoir on behalf of Lower Tule River Irrigation District, Tulare Irrigation District, and Fresno Irrigation District (Exchange Partners). The Water will be conveyed through the California Aqueduct and delivered to the District in Reaches 8C and 8D. In exchange, a comparable amount of local river supplies will be delivered by District landowners to the Exchange Partners.

Contact Information
Gwen Knittweis
California Department of Water Resources
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

916 653-9593

Location

Counties
Kings

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Water Code Section 1729
Reasons for Exemption
The District has determined that there are no foreseeable environmental impacts since absent the exchange Tulare Lake Basin WSD would deliver its local supplies for use on District lands.
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