Conveyance of 2017 SWP Water to Growers in Westlands Water District and/or San Luis Water District to Complete an Exchange of Surface Water Supplies.

Summary

SCH Number
2017038395
Lead Agency
Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District
Document Title
Conveyance of 2017 SWP Water to Growers in Westlands Water District and/or San Luis Water District to Complete an Exchange of Surface Water Supplies.
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
3/22/2017

Document Description
Growers in Westlands Water District and/or San Luis Water District intend to purchase a total of up to 60,000 acre-feet of local surface water, which will be delivered into Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District. In exchange, a comparable amount of Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District's State Water Project water will be conveyed through the CA Aqueduct and delivered to lands in Westlands Water District and/or San Luis Water District. Water delivered into Fresno and Merced Counties, which is outside the SWP Place of Use, would be delivered under the 2017 temporary change in the place of use. The exchange will be completed in early 2018.

Contact Information
Mark Gilkey
Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District
1001 Chase Avenue
Corcoran, CA 93212

Phone : (559) 992-4127

Location

Cities
Corcoran
Counties
Fresno Kings Merced

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 1729
Reasons for Exemption
The district has determined that there are no foreseeable environmental impacts. This single year delivery of SWP water is also exempt from CEQA under water code section 1729. Further, the exchange is exempt under CEQA since it involves the use and operation of existing facilities.

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