Semitropic Groundwater Conversion Program or Semitropic Land Retirement Program


SCH Number
Public Agency
Semitropic Water Storage District
Document Title
Semitropic Groundwater Conversion Program or Semitropic Land Retirement Program
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The Semitropic Water Storage District proposes to purchase agricultural lands overlying the groundwater basin with the intent to retire said lands to reduce the demand upon the local groundwater basin. This project will benefit the landowners within the Semitropic Water Storage District.

Contact Information
Jason Gianquinto
Semitropic Water Storage District
Lead/Public Agency
1101 Central Avenue
Wasco, CA 93280-0877

Phone : (661) 748-5113



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15313, 15325; 15061(b)(3)
Reasons for Exemption
The project entails the purchase of property with the intent to reduce the demand upon the groundwater basin and preserve such land for possible future use for the benefit of the District. It can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that acquisition of these lands has the possiblity to have a significant effect on the environment, because, the lands will be retired from irrigated agriculture, thereby reducing demand on local groundwater resources.

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