Common Landowner Transfer of up to 4,000 a.f. of TLBWSD 2013 State Water Project Water to Westlands Water District

Summary

SCH Number
2012128320
Lead Agency
Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District
Document Title
Common Landowner Transfer of up to 4,000 a.f. of TLBWSD 2013 State Water Project Water to Westlands Water District
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
12/28/2012

Document Description
The Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District (Tulare Lake) will transfer up to 4,000 a.f. of its 2013 State Water Project water to Westlands Water District for Westlake Farms who farms in both districts. The transfer will be completed by December 31, 2013. This proposed transfer is designed to enable Westlake Farms 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
Jacob J. Westra
Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District
1001 Chase Avenue
Corcoran, CA 93212

Phone : (559) 992-4127

Location

Cities
Corcoran
Counties
Kings

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
CA Water Code 1729
Reasons for Exemption
15061(b)(3) - Tulare Lake has determined that there are no foreseeable environmental impacts, because, both lands have been actively farmed, no new land has been developed, no additional groundwater will be pumped, and there is no physical change associated with this project.

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