Western Canal Water District 2017 Water Transfer Program

Summary

SCH Number
2017012037
Lead Agency
Western Canal Water District
Document Title
Western Canal Water District 2017 Water Transfer Program
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Received

Document Description
Western Canal Water District proposes to sell up to 34,118 acre-feet of water to the participating member districts of the State Water Contractors incorporated or other South of Delta purchasers including Central Valley Project contractors during the 2017 irrigation season. As willing sellers, WCWD would make up to 34,118 acre-feet of water available to Buyers by idling cropland. Water made available by crop idling within the boundaries of WCWD would then be retained and stored by the DWR for delivery to Buyers.

Contact Information
Ted Trimble
Western Canal Water District
P.O. Box 190
Richvale, CA 95974

(530) 342-5083

Location

Counties
Butte Glenn
Other Location Info
Richvale

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (water transfer)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: water transfer
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Biological Resources Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Water Quality Land Use Other Issues Other Issues: GHG, utilities, cultural
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation Caltrans, District 3 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 2 Native American Heritage Commission Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Redding) Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights Department of Water Resources
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