Cont.: Water District (SWPAO #8001)

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Summary

SCH Number
2018038163
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Cont.: Water District (SWPAO #8001)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
3/8/2018

Document Description
TLBWSD is a SWP contractor. The proposed project is the transfer by TLBWSD of up to 1,500 acre-feet of its approved 2018 SWP Table A water to Westlands Water District for Westlake Farms, which farms in both districts. The transfer will be completed in 2018 and is to enable both WWD and TLBWSD users to better manage each agency's respective water supplies. No lands will be fallowed as a result of the transfer and no addition groundwater will be pumped. The lands have been actively farmed in the past.

Contact Information
B.G. Heiland
California Department of Water Resources
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-4547

Location

Counties
Kings

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301
Reasons for Exemption
a. State water project long-term water supply contract includes provisions for delivery within the SWP place of use. b. No construction is required to implement the proposed points of delivery. c. The facilities are existing facilities that have not been expanded or modified to implement the proposed change in points of delivery. d. The water will be delivered to lands that have been in agricultural production for many years. There will be no change in land use.
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