Petetion for Temporary Change to Transfer Water Pursuant to Water Code section 1725

Summary

SCH Number
2010108183
Lead Agency
State Water Resources Control Board
Document Title
Petetion for Temporary Change to Transfer Water Pursuant to Water Code section 1725
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
On April 28, 2010, the East Side Canal & Irrigation Company and Stevinson Water District (Petitioners) filed with the State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, a petition for Temporary Change to Transfer Water pursuant to Water Code section 1725, et seq. The petition requests authorization to temporarily transfer up to 5,000 acre-feet (af) of water under the Petitioners' water right License 6222 to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation's East Bear Creek Unit of the San Luis National Wildlife Refuge (SLNWR). The SLNWR is located downstream of the Petitioners' licensed point of diversion on Bear Creek. Temporary changes approved pursuant to Water Code section 1725 may be effective for up to one year from the date of approval, however the Petitioners' transfer will only be in effect through November 1, 2010.

Contact Information
Kathryn Gaffney
State Water Resources Control Board
Division of Water Rights P.O. Box 2000
Sacramento, CA 95812-2000

(916) 341-5360
kgaffney@waterboards.ca.gov

Location

Counties
San Joaquin
Other Location Info
Bear Creek tributary

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
1729
Reasons for Exemption
Modification of License 6222 to temporarily allow water to be diverted from Bear Creek, downstream of the currently licensed point of diversion, to be used for fish and wildlife enhancement is statutorily exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to Water Code section 1729.
Download CSV New Search