Department of Water Resources Conveyance of up to 7,740 acre-feet of Central Valley Project Water to Kern County Water Agency. (SWPAO #20012)

9 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2011061057
Lead Agency
San Joaquin River Exchange Contractors Water Authority
Document Title
Department of Water Resources Conveyance of up to 7,740 acre-feet of Central Valley Project Water to Kern County Water Agency. (SWPAO #20012)
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
6/3/2020
Document Description
Under the proposed project, DWR will convey up to 7,740 acre-feet of Non-Project Water to KCWA. This Non-Project Water is San Joaquin River Exchange Contractors Water Authority’s (Exchange Contractors) 2020 Central Valley Project (CVP) water and will be made available by the United States Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) to DWR at O’Neill Forebay for subsequent delivery by DWR to KCWA’s turnout(s), on behalf of its member unit, Semitropic Water Storage District (SWSD), for use in its service area within the CVP place of use. The delivery of Non-Project Water under this project shall be completed by December 31, 2020.

Contact Information

Name
David Rizzardo
Agency Name
California Department of Water Resources
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Counties
Kern
Other Location Info
Kern County Water Agency (KCWA) is a State Water Project contractor located in Kern County. The State Water Project (SWP) includes facilities located throughout the State of California, including existing facilities that allow for delivery of water to KCWA service areas which includes member unit, Semitropic Water Storage District (SWSD). DWR’s conveyance of Central Valley Project (CVP) water under this project takes place from O’Neill Forebay to KCWA’s turnout(s) within Reaches 10A, 12E, and 13B via the California Aqueduct.

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
California Department of Water Resources
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
Yes
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
Yes
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes

Attachments

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