Groundwater Land Retirement/Groundwater Conservation Easement Program

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Angiola Water District
Document Title
Groundwater Land Retirement/Groundwater Conservation Easement Program
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Exclusive Agricultural - 80 acre minimum (AE-80) or Exclusive Agricultural - 40 acre minimum (AE-40).
Document Description
The Angiola Water District proposes to undertake implementation of a Groundwater Land Retirement/Groundwater Conservation Easement Program (also referred to as the Program or the Project), would acquire title to or groundwater conservation easements upon parcels of land in southwest Tulare County, impose permanent covenants prohibiting groundwater extraction and groundwater usage from on or off-site groundwater sources within the Tule Sub-Basin. The Program areas is generally defined as bordered by Road 92 to the east, the Kern County boundary to the south, the Kings County boundary to the west, and Avenue 88 to the north. The Program (or study) area, is comprised of ~1,458 parcels totaling an estimated 53,937 acres. Within the Program area, 73 Project parcels totaling about 6,868 acres are discussed & analyzed on a site-specific, Project-level basis.

Contact Information

Matthew Hurley
Agency Name
Angiola Water District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Road 92, Road 16, Avenue 80, County Line Road
Parcel #
Multiple - 1,458 parcels
State Highways
SR 43
Alpaugh School
Homeland Canal, Deer Creek, White River
Other Location Info
Alpaugh & Allensworth

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights
Development Types
Other (Land retirement & groundwater conservation program)
Local Actions
Land Purchase
Project Issues
Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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