Exchange of up to 2,000 acre-feet of Del Puerto Water District's Central Valley Project Water Supplies with State Water Project Water Supplies (SWPAO #13022)

Summary

SCH Number
2014058190
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Exchange of up to 2,000 acre-feet of Del Puerto Water District's Central Valley Project Water Supplies with State Water Project Water Supplies (SWPAO #13022)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The Oak Flat Water District (OFWD), a State Water Project (SWP) Contractor, and Del Puerto Water District (DPWD), a Central Valley Project (CVP) Contractor are neighboring districts located north of San Luis Reservoir. DPWD proposes using OFWD's SWP Turnouts B, C, and D in Reach 2B of the California Aqueduct as alternate points of diversion to deliver up to 2,000 AF, through June 30, 2014, of SWP water supplies to land within DPWD's boundaries while exchanging a like amount of CVP water supplies to the DWR at O'Neill Forebay. This involves no increase in total SWP or CVP allocations.

Contact Information
Geoff Shaw
California Department of Water Resources
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

916-653-9593

Location

Counties
Stanislaus

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15301, Class 1
Reasons for Exemption
No construction is required to implement the proposed points of delivery. The facilities to be used in the exchange 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 agricultural production for many years and there will be no change in land use.
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