Common Landowner Transfer of up to 1,500 AF of EWSID 2017 State Water Project Water to Kern County Water Agency

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Summary

SCH Number
2017048166
Lead Agency
Empire West Side Irrigation District
Document Title
Common Landowner Transfer of up to 1,500 AF of EWSID 2017 State Water Project Water to Kern County Water Agency
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
4/10/2017

Document Description
The Empire Westside Irrigation District (District) will transfer up to 1,500 AF of its 2017 State Water Project Water to Kern County Water Agency for Sandridge Partners Inc. who farms in both districts. The transfer will be completed in 2017. This proposed transfer is designed to enable Sandridge Partners Inc. to better manage its respective water supplies. No lands will be fallowed as a result of the transfer and no additional groundwater will be pumped. The lands have been actively farmed in the past.

Contact Information
John Howe
Empire West Side Irrigation District
Post Office Box 1149
Hansford, CA 93232

Phone : (559) 947-3027

Location

Cities
Bakersfield
Counties
Kern

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301: CA Water Code 1729
Reasons for Exemption
The District has determined that there are no foreseeable environmental impacts, because both lands have been actively farmed, no new land has been developed, no additional groundwater will be pumped, and there is no physical change associated with this project.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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