Change in Point of Delivery of up to 3,000 Acre-feet of Kern County Water Agency's (KCWA) approved State Water Project (SWP) TAble A Water to Wetlands Water

Summary

SCH Number
2015088138
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Change in Point of Delivery of up to 3,000 Acre-feet of Kern County Water Agency's (KCWA) approved State Water Project (SWP) TAble A Water to Wetlands Water
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
8/13/2015

Document Description
Paramount Farming Company (Paramount) is a landowner who has farming operations in both KCWA and WWD's service areas. Paramount has stored up to 3,000 acre-feet of its CVP water supplies in the Kern Water Bank located in KCWA. Paramount requests the return of its stored water to WWD for its 2015-16 farming operation. Water delivery to WWD will be accomplished by in-lieu exchange. DWR Will deliver up to 3,000 acre-feet of KCWA's 2015 and/or 2016 approved SWP Table A water to WWD's turnouts in Reaches 4 to 7 of the California Aqueduct. In exchange, KCWA will retain a like amount of Paramount's CVP water previously stored in KCWA's service area.

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

Phone : (916) 653-9593

Location

Counties
Fresno Kings

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, C1; CA Water Code 1729
Reasons for Exemption
Existing facility. Water management operation using only existing facilities for the exchange of water.
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