Agreement among the Department of Water Resources of the State of California, Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District, and Kern County Water Agency for a Chang

Summary

SCH Number
2018108073
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Agreement among the Department of Water Resources of the State of California, Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District, and Kern County Water Agency for a Chang
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
Growers within Kern County Water Agency intend to purchase up to 25,000 acre-feet of pre-1914 Kings River water from J.G. Boswell Company, a landowner with TLBWSD. In order to facilitate the delivery of KCWA's acquired water from Boswell to its service area, TLBWSD proposes to transfer up to 25,000 acre-feet of TLBWSD's approved 2018 SWP Table A water (TLBWSD's Table A water) to KCWA. In exchange, up to 25,000 acre-feet of Boswell's pre-1914 Kings River water will be delivered to TLBWSD for use in its service area. The delivery of TLBWSD's Table A water to KCWA shall be completed by Dec 31, 2018.

Contact Information
B.G. Heiland
California Department of Water Resources
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

(916) 653-4547

Location

Counties
Kern
Other Location Info
Delta to Reachs 9 through 12E of CA Aqueduct and Reach 31A of Coastal Branch

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301
Reasons for Exemption
A. The proposed project is a water management operation using only existing facilities. B. The project will not support new development or a change in land use. C. The project does not establish a new permanent source of water supply.
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