Common Landowner Transfer of up to 2,000 AF of Empire West Side Irrigation District's 2011 State Water Project Table A Water to Westlands Water District (SWPAO

Summary

SCH Number
2011058139
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Common Landowner Transfer of up to 2,000 AF of Empire West Side Irrigation District's 2011 State Water Project Table A Water to Westlands Water District (SWPAO
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
5/13/2011

Document Description
The Empire West Side Irrigation District (EWSID) will transfer up to 2,000 AF of 2011 Table A Water to Westlands Water District (WWD) for landowners who farm in both District. The transfer will be completed by December 31, 2011. This proposed transfer is designed to enable both WWD's and EWSID'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 Kittweis
California Department of Water Resources
State Water Project Analysis Office 1416 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-9593

Location

Counties
Kings
Other Location Info
Service area of the Westlands Water District

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1, Sec. 15301
Reasons for Exemption
a. SWP long term water supply contract includes provisions for delivery within the SWP place of use. b. No construction is required to implement the proposed points of delivery. c. The facilities are existing facilities that have not been expanded or modified to implement the proposed change in points of delivery. d. The water will b e delivered to lands that have been in agricultural production for many years. There will be no change in land 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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