2016 Tehama-Colusa Canal Authority Water Transfers


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Tehama Colusa Canal Authority
Document Title
2016 Tehama-Colusa Canal Authority Water Transfers
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Seller actions will occur on agricultural property and water will be transferred to agricultural buyers

Document Description
This MND and IS/EA analyzes environmental impacts of proposed water transfers from willing sellers to buyers in the Sacramento Valley to help address water shortages. This environmental document includes transfers of Central Valley Project (CVP) water from entitles in northern CA to participating members of the Tehama-Colusa Canal Authority. The water would be made available for transfer through a combination of cropland idling and groundwater substitution. The transfers could originate in Colusa, Glenn, Sacramento, Shasta, Sutter, Tehama, or Yolo counties. The transfer buyers could be in Colusa, Glenn, Tehama, or Yolo counties.

Contact Information
Jeff Sutton
Tehama Colusa Canal Authority
P.O. Box 1025
Willows, CA 95988

Phone : (530) 934-2125


39°31'27.1"N 122°13'8.5"W
Cross Streets
interagency water transfer
Parcel #
interagency water transfer
Other Location Info

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: water transfer
Project Issues
Air Quality Biological Resources Economics/Jobs Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board California Department of Parks and Recreation Caltrans, Division of Transportation Planning Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Fish and Wildlife, Headquarters Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Redding) Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 2
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