Exchange Agreement for Water in San Luis Reservoir and Millerton Lake between Kern-Tulare Water District and the San Joaquin River Exhcnage Contractors

Summary

SCH Number
2015048073
Lead Agency
Kern-Tulare Water District
Document Title
Exchange Agreement for Water in San Luis Reservoir and Millerton Lake between Kern-Tulare Water District and the San Joaquin River Exhcnage Contractors
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
4/7/2015

Document Description
This Project involves a series of exchanges in order for Kern-Tulare Water District (Kern-Tulare) to recover and take delivery of within its boundaries approximately 9,000 AF of previously banked CVP water in West Kern Water Distirct (West Kern). This stored water would be recovered and transferred into storage in San Luis Reservoir (SLR) by (i) improvement District (Rosedale) and 2,000 AF of previously banked CVP water in West Kern Water District (West Kern). This stored water would be recovered and transferred into storage in San Luis Reservoir (SLR) by (i) improvement District No. 4 of the Kern County water Agency (ID#4) using a combination of 2014 carryover, over 2015 Table A water and/or water previously extracted from Rosedale that has been backed into SLR, for a total of approximately 9,000 AF, and (II) West Kern utilizing approximately 2,000 AF that it has been backed extracted from its wells and backed into SLR.

Contact Information
Steve Dalke
Kern-Tulare Water District
5001 California Ave, #202
Bakersfield, CA 93309

Phone : (661) 327-3132

Location

Counties
Kern Tulare

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15304 - Class 1, 4
Reasons for Exemption
The project entails a one-time water exchange between Kern-Tulare and various parties in light of severe drought conditions and a State of Emergenc with regard to water in the State of California.

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