On May 18, 2009, BH Farming, LLC (applicant) filed water right Application 31771 with the Division of Water Rights to appropriate water from the Burch Creek watershed in Tehama County. The applicant proposes to divert water to storage in a reservoir on a unnamed ephemeral stream (No-Name Creek) tributary to Burch Creek for irrigation of an existing 1,420-acre walnut and almond orchard. The applicant also proposes to divert water from Burch Creek to off-stream storage in the reservoir. The reservoir will store a combined total maximum of 2,000 acre-feet of water from No-Name Creek and Burch Creek. Water will be diverted from November 1 of each year through April 30 of the succeeding year and will mainly be used for irrigation as well as frost protection, recreation and wildlife enhancement.
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