Agreement between the Department of Water Resources of the State of California and Kern County Water Agency for a Change in Point of Delivery of a Portion of

Summary

SCH Number
2019028177
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Agreement between the Department of Water Resources of the State of California and Kern County Water Agency for a Change in Point of Delivery of a Portion of
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
2/11/2019

Document Description
cont., Kern County Agency Water Agency's State Water Project Table A Water (SWPAO #18031) DWR will make available up to 5,000 acre-feet of Kern County Water Agency's (KCWA) approved 2018 and/or 2019 SWP Table A water at O'Neill Forebay to Bureau of Reclamation for subsequent delivery by Reclamation to the San Joaquin River Exchange Contractors (SJREC) for use on lands outside of SWP place of use. This is to facilitate the return delivery of SJREC's Central Valley Project supplies previously stored in KCWA's service area. The delivery of water under this agreement is covered under the supplement to the 2018 Consolidated Place of Use Order approved by the State Water Resources Control Board on November 9, 2018 and must be completed before the Order expires on July 1, 2019.

Contact Information
David Rizzardo
California Department of Water Resources
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-9593

Location

Counties
Fresno Kern Madera Merced Stanislaus
Waterways
Delta to O'Neill Forebay
Other Information
Reach 3 of the California Aqueduct

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15301
Reasons for Exemption
Statutory Exemption: CA water code section 1729 The proposed project is a water managment operation using only existing facilities. The project will not support new development or a change in land use. The project does not establish a new permanent source of water supply.
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