Garden Highway Mutual Water Company 2018 Groundwater Substitution Water Transfer

Summary

SCH Number
2018078346
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Garden Highway Mutual Water Company 2018 Groundwater Substitution Water Transfer
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
Garden Highway Mutual Water Company is conducting a one-year 2018 Groundwater Substitution Water Transfer Program. SEWD will pump additional 5,972 acre-feet of groundwater from GHMWC-owned wells from June through Sep 2018 to substitute for reduced deliveries of surface water. With 24% streamflow depletion, up to 4,538.72 acre-ft of surface water foregone by SEWD will be made available to KCWA and DRWD during July through Sep 2018. The DWR will convey the transfer water to KCWA and DRWD between July 1 and Sep 30, 2018.

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

(916) 653-4547

Location

Counties
Sutter

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15282
Reasons for Exemption
GHMWC filed a Petition for Temporary Change with the SWRCB on April 19, 2018, pursuant to water code 1725 et seq. The SWRCB approved the transfer on June 15, 2018. In accordance with Water code 1729, temporary changes filed in accordance with water code 1725, et seq. (Temporary changes) are exempt from the requirements of the CEQA.
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