Common Landowner Transfer of up to 3,000 acre-feet of Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District 2017 Approved SWP Supplies to Kern County Water Agency

Summary

SCH Number
2017028282
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Common Landowner Transfer of up to 3,000 acre-feet of Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District 2017 Approved SWP Supplies to Kern County Water Agency
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District will transfer up to 3,000 acre-feet of its State Water Project Table A Water previously scheduled for delivery to Kern County Water Agency. On behalf of Sandridge Partners inc. who farms in both districts. The Transfer will be completed in 2017 and is designed to enable both Kern's and Tulare's water users to better manage their respective water supplies. No lands will be fallowed as a result of the transfer and no additional groundwater will be pumped.

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

916-653-9593

Location

Counties
Kern

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15301 C:1
Reasons for Exemption
The water will be delivered to lands that have been in agricultural production for years. There will be no changed in land use. No new construction will be required.
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