Change in Point of Delivery of a Portion of Kern County Water Agency's Approved State Water Project Table A Water to Westlands Water District

Summary

SCH Number
2013088137
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Change in Point of Delivery of a Portion of Kern County Water Agency's Approved State Water Project Table A Water to Westlands Water District
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
KCWA purchased the Lower Kern River Water Rights on the Kern River from Nickel Family LLC and as part of the purchase, KCWA agreed to provide 10,000 acre-feet of water annually to Nickel. Subsequently, Nickel entered into a long-term agreement to provide 8,393 acre-feet annually to DMB Communities II, Inc. DMB Pacific LLC became the successor in interest to DMBCII and in 2013, has requested that KCWA deliver 8,393 acre-feet of its 2013 Nickel Water and 7,553 acre-feet of its 2011 Nickel water, previously banked in the Semitropic Banking Project, to WWD for use on lands outside of the State Water Project place of use.

Contact Information
Geoff Shaw
California Department of Water Resources
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

916 653 9593

Location

Counties
Fresno Kern Kings

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15301
Reasons for Exemption
Existing Facilities.
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