Common Landowner Transfer of up to 1,500 AF of EWSID 2018 State Water Project Water to Dudley Ridge Water District

Summary

SCH Number
2018068661
Lead Agency
Empire West Side Irrigation District
Document Title
Common Landowner Transfer of up to 1,500 AF of EWSID 2018 State Water Project Water to Dudley Ridge Water District
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
6/28/2018

Document Description
The district will transfer up to 1,500 af of its 2018 state water project water to Dudley Ridge Water District for Sandridge Partners Inc. who farms in both districts. The transfer will be completed in 2018. This proposed transfer is designed to enable Sandridge Partners Inc. to better manage its respective water supplies. No lands will be followed 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
21990 Laurel Ave PO Box 66
Stratford, CA 93266

Phone : (559) 947-3027

Location

Counties
Kings

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301
Reasons for Exemption
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 categorically 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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