Carmichael Water District 2018 Groundwater Substitution Water Transfer

Summary

SCH Number
2018088555
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Carmichael Water District 2018 Groundwater Substitution Water Transfer
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
8/29/2018

Document Description
Carmichael Water District (CWD) is conducting a one-year 2018 Groundwater Substitution Water Transfer Program. CWD will pump an additional 600 acre-feet of groundwater from July through September 2018 to substitute for reduced deliveries of surface water. With 8 percent streamflow depletion, up to 552 acre-feet of surface water foregoneby CWD will be made available to Kern County Water Agency and Dudley Ridge Water District during July through September 2018. The Department of Water Resources will convey the transfer water to KCWA and DRWD between July 1 and September 30, 2018.

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

Phone : (916) 653-4547

Location

Counties
Sacramento
Other Location Info
Sacramento County in the American River Watershed

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
1729, 15282
Reasons for Exemption
CWD filed a Petition for Temporary Change with the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) on May 10, 2018, pursuant to Water Code 1725 et seq. The SWRCB approved the transfer on July 9, 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 California Environmental Quality Act.
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