Common Landowner Trasnfer up to 4,000 acre-feet of Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District 2014 STate Water Project Table A Water to Westlands Water District (

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2013128019
Lead Agency
Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District
Document Title
Common Landowner Trasnfer up to 4,000 acre-feet of Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District 2014 STate Water Project Table A Water to Westlands Water District (
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
a TLBWSD is a State Water Project (SWP) contractor. The proposed project is the transfer by TLBWSD of up to 4,000 acre-feet of its 2014 Table A water to Westlands Water District (WWD) for Westlake Farms, who farms in both Districts. The transfer will be completed in 2014, and is to enable both WWD and TLBWSD users 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. The water will be delivered within the SWP Place of Use.

Contact Information
Geoff Shaw
Department of Water Resources State Water Project Analysis Ofc.
1416 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

916-653-9593

Location

Cities
Corcoran
Counties
Kings

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15301, Class 1
Reasons for Exemption
Statutory Exemption Section 1729 State Water Project long-term water supply contract includes provisions for delivery within the SWP place of use. No construction is required to implement the proposed points of delivery. The facilities are existing facilities that have not been expanded or modified to implement the proposed change in points of delivery. The water will be delivered to lands that have been in agricultural production for many years. There will be no change in land use.
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