Long-Term North to South Water Transfer Program

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
San Luis and Delta Mendota Water Authority
Document Title
Long-Term North to South Water Transfer Program
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Seller actions will occur on agricultural property; buyers will use water for agricultural or municipal use

Document Description
Note: Extended Review This Draft EIS/EIR evaluates water transfer that originate from willing sellers in northern CA to meet existing demands of Central Valley Project buyers south of the Sacramento San Joaquin Delta and in the San Francisco Bay Area. Water transfers would occur through various methods such as groundwater substation, cropland idling, reservoir releases, or conservation and would include individual and multi-year transfers from 2015 through 2024. The transfers could originate in Colusa, Butte, Glenn, Merced, Placer, Sacramento, Shasta, Solano, Sutter, Tehama, Yolo, Or Yuba counties. The transfer buyers could be in Alameda, Contra Costa, Fresno, Kings, Merced, San Benito, San Joaquin, Santa Clara, or Stanislaus countries.

Contact Information
Frances Mizuno
San Luis and Delta Mendota Water Authority
P.O. Box 2157
Los Banos, CA 93635

Phone : (209) 832-6200
Fax : (209) 833-1039


37°03'40.1"N 120°50'51.9"W
Butte Lake Lassen Modoc Plumas Shasta Sierra Tehama
Sacramento River, San Joaquin River
Other Location Info
Delta Region, Potential areas where transfer water could originate, Potential areas that could purchase transfers.

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Inter-agency water transfer)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Water transfer
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Department of Conservation California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 Central Valley Flood Protection Board Delta Protection Commission Department of Water Resources Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Habitat Conservation Planning

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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