Conveyance of Merced Irrigation District 2014 Short-Term Water Transfer


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
Conveyance of Merced Irrigation District 2014 Short-Term Water Transfer
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Santa Clara Valley Water District (SCVWD) has requested that DWR convey up to 5,000 acre-feet of transfer water from Merced Irrigation District (MID). MID will release the transfer water from Lake McClure (also referred to as New Exchequer Reservoir on the Merced River). MID's Point of Transfer will be DWR's Cressy gage on the Merced River. The transfer water will flow to the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, where it will be pumped by DWR at the State Water Project (SWP) Banks Pumping Plant and conveyed to SCVWD's service area.

Contact Information
Nancy Quan
California Department of Water Resources
Lead/Public Agency
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-0190


Merced Santa Clara

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
15269(c); 21080(b)(4); 15301
Reasons for Exemption
MID filed a Petition for Temporary Urgency Change with the SWRCB on March 20, 2014, pursuant to Water Code Section 1435 et seq. This project will help mitigate an emergency.

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