Sutter Extension Water District 2018 Groundwater Substitution Water Transfer


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Sutter Extension Water District 2018 Groundwater Substitution Water Transfer
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Sutter Extension Water District is conducting a one-year 2018 Groundwater Substitution Water Transfer Program. SEWD will pump additional 4,540 acre-feet of groundwater from SEWD-owned wells from May through September 2018 to substitute for reduced deliveries of surface water. With 13% streamflow depletion, up to 3,950 af of surface water foregone by SEWD will be made available to Kern County Water Agency and Dudley Ridge Water District during July through September 2018. The DWR will store the transfer water in Lake Oroville and convey the transfer water to KCWA and DRWD between July 1 and September 30.

Contact Information
BG Heiland
California Department of Water Resources
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-4547



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
A. The proposed project is a water management operation using only existing facilities. B. No new construction is required under the proposed project. C. The limited term for this proposed project will not support new development or a change in land use. D. The proposed project does not establish a new permanent source of water supply.

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