Conveyance of El Dorado Irrigation District 2018 Short-Term Water Transfer from Weber Reservoir

Summary

SCH Number
2018098294
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Conveyance of El Dorado Irrigation District 2018 Short-Term Water Transfer from Weber Reservoir
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
Dudley Ridge Water District and Kern County Water Agency have requested that DWR convey up to 800 acre-feet of transfer from El Dorado Irrigation District. EID will release the transfer water from Weber Reservoir. EID also has a separate conveyance agreement with DWR, DRWD, and KCWA regarding the transfer of stored releases from Jenkinson Reservoir. The combined max transfer amount from both reservoirs will be 5,000 acre-feet. The point of transfer will be Folsom Lake Reservoir. The transfer water will flow to the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, where it will be pumped by DWR at the SWP Banks Pumping Plant and conveyed to DRWD's and KCWA's service areas.

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

(916) 653-4547

Location

Counties
El Dorado
Other Location Info
service areas of Dudley Ridge Water District and KCWA

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15282
Reasons for Exemption
EID filed a Petition for Temporary Change with the SWRCB on May 21, 2018, pursuant to Water Code 1725 et seq. The SWRCB approved the transfer on July 30, 2018. In accordance with Water Code 1729, temporary changes filed in accordance with Water Code, 1725, et seq are exempt from the requirements of CEQA.
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