Common Landowner Transfer of up to 5,000 acre-feet of Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage Distirct 2010 State Water Project Table A

Summary

SCH Number
2011058061
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Common Landowner Transfer of up to 5,000 acre-feet of Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage Distirct 2010 State Water Project Table A
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
5/6/2011

Document Description
The Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District will transfer up to 5,000 acre-feet of our State Water Project Table A Entitlement Water to Kern County Water Agency on behalf of Sandridge Partners Inc. who farms in both Districts. The breakdown of deliveries is as follows: 2,000 acre-feet to Lost Hills Water District, 2,000 acre-feet to Belridge Water Storage District, and 1,000 acre-feet to Berrenda Mesa. The Transfer will be completed in 2011. This proposed transfer is designed to enable both Kern's and Tulare's water users to better manage their respective water supplies. No lands will be fallowed as a result of the transfer and no additional groundwater will be pumped. The lands have been actively farmed in the past.

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

Phone : (916) 653-9593

Location

Counties
Kern

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, Class 1
Reasons for Exemption
SWP long-term water supply contract includes provisions for delivery within the SWP place of use.

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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