Conveyance of up to 1,024 acre-feet of Friant Recirculation Water, Currently Stored in O'Neill Forebay, through the CA Aqueduct to Kern County Water Agency

Summary

SCH Number
2014068282
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Conveyance of up to 1,024 acre-feet of Friant Recirculation Water, Currently Stored in O'Neill Forebay, through the CA Aqueduct to Kern County Water Agency
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
DWR will convey up to 1,024 acre-feet of Friant Recirculation Water to KCWA pursuant to Article 55 of KCWA's long-term Water Supply Contract. The Friant Recirculation water has been purchased by Wheeler Ridge-Maricopa Water Storage District, a member unit of KCWA, from six Central Valley Project (CVP) contractors. Bureau of Reclamation will make the water available to DWR at O'Neill Forebay. DWR will then convey the water from O'Neill Forebay to KCWA's turnout at Reaches 14, 15 and 16 of the CA Aqueduct.

Contact Information
Craig Trombly
California Department of Water Resources
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

916-653-4547

Location

Counties
Kern

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15301, Class 1
Reasons for Exemption
State Water Project long-term water supply contract includes provisions for conveyance of non-project to SWP contractors. No construction is required to implement the proposed delivery. Facilities are existing facilities that have not been expanded or modified to implement the proposed change in points of delivery. There will be in change in land use.
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