2014 San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority Water Transfers

3 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2014031038
Lead Agency
San Luis and Delta Mendota Water Authority
Document Title
2014 San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority Water Transfers
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
4/14/2014
Present Land Use
Seller actions will occur on agricultural property; buyers will use water mostly for agricultural uses with some municipal use

Document Description
SLDMWA and its Participating Members will experience sever water shortages in 2014 and are soliciting willing sellers to transfer water. A number of entities upstream from the Delta have expressed interest in transferring water to the Participating Members of the SLDMWA. The project includes transfers of Central Valley Project (CVP) water or transfers that require use of CVP facilities. The water would be made available for transfer through cropland idling/crop shifting and groundwater substitution.

Contact Information
Frances Mizuno
San Luis and Delta Mendota Water Authority
842 Sixth Street
Los Banos, CA 93635

Phone : (209) 832-6200

Location

Coordinates
37°3'40.1"N 120°50'51.9"W
Counties
Merced
Regions
Statewide
Cross Streets
interagency water transfer
Parcel #
interagency water transfer

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
SLDMWA, 842 6th Street, Los Banos, CA 93635.

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2b) A Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
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