Kern County Water Agency Exhange of up to 50,000 acre-feet of its State Water Project Table A Water for U.S. Bureau of Reclamation's Central Valley Project Wate

Summary

SCH Number
2016078268
Lead Agency
Kern County Water Agency
Document Title
Kern County Water Agency Exhange of up to 50,000 acre-feet of its State Water Project Table A Water for U.S. Bureau of Reclamation's Central Valley Project Wate
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The Agency is proposing to exchange up to 50,000 af of its SWP Table A water for USBR's CVP Water. There is no construction, land use change, or modification to existing facilities; no new lands will be brought into production as a result of the requested exchange.

Contact Information
Curtis Creel
Kern County Water Agency
P.O. Box 58
Bakersfield, CA 93308

661-634-1400

Location

Counties
Kern

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15301(b)
Reasons for Exemption
CEQA Guideline Section 15301(b) provides that a lead agency may determine an activity to be exempt from CEQA in that it utilizes only existing facilities. This transfer involves project water within KCWA's Water Supply Contract with DWR, all deliveries occur entirely within the SWP place of use, and exclusively utilize existing facilities.
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