Semitropic Water Exchange with Landowner/Water User (Paramount Farms)


SCH Number
Public Agency
Semitropic Water Storage District
Document Title
Semitropic Water Exchange with Landowner/Water User (Paramount Farms)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Paramount Farms (Paramount), a landowner/water user within Semitropic Water Storage District (Semitropic), has requested that Semitropic deliver, this water year, on a one time basis, up to 3,000 acre-feet of Semitropic's State Water Project ("SWP") Table A allocation to Westlands Water District for use on Paramount's land therein outside of the State Water Project place of use in exchange for a like amount of Westside Mutual Water Company's water stored in the Kern Water Bank (KWB). Semitropic an existing participant with other supplies in the KWB, may recover from the KWB and convey to Semitropic the exchanged water for the same purposes as said Table A may have otherwise been used by SEmitropic.

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

Phone : (661) 748-5113


Fresno Kern

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15304 - Class 1 & 4
Reasons for Exemption
15060(b)(3) - the proejct entails a onetime landowner water exchange between Semitropic Water Storage District and its landowner/water user Paramount Farms. Existing facilities and minor alteration to land or water.

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