Agreement between the Kern County Water Agency (Agency) and California department of water resources (DWR) for Delivery of Central Valley Project (CVP) Friant r

Summary

SCH Number
2018118130
Lead Agency
Kern County Water Agency
Document Title
Agreement between the Kern County Water Agency (Agency) and California department of water resources (DWR) for Delivery of Central Valley Project (CVP) Friant r
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
In 2018 and 2019, Orange Cover Irrigation District, Lindsay-Strathmore Irrigation District, Tulare Irrigation District and Ivanhoe Irrigation District will transfer up to 6,000 acre-feet of 2018 CVP Friant recirculation water to the Agency for delivery to Wheeler Ridge from California Aqueduct turnouts located in the Agency's service area. Note: See NOE for full details

Contact Information
Curtis Creel
Kern County Water Agency
P.O. Box 58
Bakersfield, CA 93302-0058

(661) 634-1400

Location

Counties
Kern
Other Location Info
Location Specific: The Agency is a State water project (SWP) contractor located in Kern County in the southern San Joaquin Valley. Wheeler Ridge contracts for SWP water through the Agency and is in Kern County in the southern San Joaquin Valley. The SWP includes facilities located throughout the State of California.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 15301(b)
Reasons for Exemption
CEQA Guideline Section 15301(b) provides that a lead agency may determine an activity to be exempt from CEQA in that it utilizes only existing facilities. This transfer involves delivery water entirely within the Agency's service area, and exclusively utilizes existing facilities.
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