Common Landowner Transfer of up to 3,000 AF of TLBWSD 2017 State Water Project Water to County of Kings.

Summary

SCH Number
2017048274
Lead Agency
Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District
Document Title
Common Landowner Transfer of up to 3,000 AF of TLBWSD 2017 State Water Project Water to County of Kings.
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
4/14/2017

Document Description
The Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District will transfer up to 3,000 AF of its 2017 State Water Project Water to County of Kings for Sandridge Partners Inc. who farms in both areas. 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
Jacob Westra
Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District
1001 Chase Avenue
Corcoran, CA 93212

Phone : (559) 992-4127

Location

Cities
Kettleman
Counties
Kings

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301
Reasons for Exemption
Water code 1729. The District has determined that there are no foreseeable environmental impacts, b/c 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. The single year transfer is also exempt from CEQA under Water code section 1729. Further, the transfer is exempt under CEQA since it involves the use and operation of an existing facility.

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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