Petitions for Temporary Transfer of Water and Change Pursuant to Water Code section 1725 and 1707

Summary

SCH Number
2010108005
Lead Agency
State Water Resources Control Board
Document Title
Petitions for Temporary Transfer of Water and Change Pursuant to Water Code section 1725 and 1707
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
On July 2, 2010, petitions filed by the U.S. Breau of Reclamation (Reclamation ) for transfer and change pursuant to Water Code Sections 1725 (transfer petitions) and 1707 (instream flow dedicaiton petitions) were accepted for processing by the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board), Division of water Rights (Division). The petitions request authorization to temporarily change the method of operation of the Friant Division of the Central Valley Project in order to implement the provisions of the San Joaquin River Restoration Settlement Act, a part of Public Law No. 111-11, on an interim basis.

Contact Information
Katherine Mrowka
State Water Resources Control Board
1001 I Street, 14th Floor P.O. Box 2000
Sacramento, CA 95812-2000

(916) 341-5363

Location


Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Water Code Section 1729
Reasons for Exemption
Modification of the permits to temporarily allow water to be released from Friant Dam, used for fish and wildlife enhancement instream, and subsequently re-diverted from the stream channel for consumptive use is statutorily exempt from the Californa Environmental Quality Act pursuant to Water Code section 1729.
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