Amendment to the letter agreement between California Department of Water Resources and Kern County Water Agency (SWPAO #20012) for an additional conveyance of

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Summary

SCH Number
2011061057
Lead Agency
San Joaquin River Exchange Contractors Water Authority
Document Title
Amendment to the letter agreement between California Department of Water Resources and Kern County Water Agency (SWPAO #20012) for an additional conveyance of
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
7/27/2020

Document Description
Title Cont.: up to 754 acre-feet of Central Valley Project Water to Kern County Water Agency. (SWPAO #20012-A) The original letter agreement (SWPAO #20012) between DWR and KCWA, executed on June 3,2020, allows the conveyance of up to 7,740 acre-feet of CVP water to KCWA. This amendment (SWPAO #20012-A) increases the amount of the CVP water to be delivered to KCWA from up to 7,740 acre-feet to up to up to 8,484 acre-feet. This non-Project Water is the San Joaquin River Exchange Contractors Water Authority’s (Exchange Contractors) 2020 CVP water. The United States Bureau of Reclamation will make the CVP water available to DWR at O’Neill Forebay for DWR to deliver to KCWA’s turnout(s), on behalf of KCWA’s 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
David Rizzardo
Department of Water Resource State Water Project Analysis Office
1416 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-9593

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
Final Environmental Document Available at
San Joaquin River Exchange Contractors Water Authority 541 H Street Los Banos, CA 93635

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
N/A
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
N/A
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
N/A
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
N/A

Attachments

Notice of Determination
2011061057_ SWPAO# 20012   PDF 266 K

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