Merced Irrigation District to State Water Contractors 2010 Short-Term Water Transfer Project

Summary

SCH Number
2010098229
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Merced Irrigation District to State Water Contractors 2010 Short-Term Water Transfer Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
MID proposes to release up to 15,000 af currently in storage in Lake McClure on the Merced River for transfer to two State Water Project contractors in Kings and Kern Counties. DWR will convey the Transfer Water to the SWP water contractors' service area. The transfer is intended to alleviate water shortages within the SWP contractors' service area due to prior year drought conditions and depletions in local supplies.

Contact Information
Nancy Quan
California Department of Water Resources
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

916 653-0190

Location

Counties
Merced Mariposa Kings Kern

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
CA Water Code 10.5 Article 1
Reasons for Exemption
in accordance with Water Code Section 1729, temporary changes filed in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 10.5, ARticle 1 of the Water Code (Temporary Changes) are exempt from the requirements of Division 13, commencing with Section 21000 of the PUblic Resources Code.
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