Kern County Water Agency (Agency) exchange of up to 53,300 acre-feet (af) in 2019 and 2020 of its State Water project (SWP) Table A water for Kern-Tulare Water

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Summary

SCH Number
2019028369
Lead Agency
Kern County Water Agency
Document Title
Kern County Water Agency (Agency) exchange of up to 53,300 acre-feet (af) in 2019 and 2020 of its State Water project (SWP) Table A water for Kern-Tulare Water
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
2/19/2019

Document Description
cont., District's (KTWD) Central Valley Project (CVP) water The Agency requests to exchange up to 53,300 af in 2019 and 2020 of its SWP Table A water for KTWD's CVP water for the purpose of facilitating in-district delivery of KTWD's CVP water. There is no construction, land use change, or modification to existing facilities; no new lands will be brought into production as a result of the requested exchange.

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

Phone : (661) 634-1400

Location

Counties
Kern Tulare
Other Information
The Agency is a SWP contractor located in Kern County in the southern San Joaquin Valley. KTWD is a CVP contractor located in Kern and Tulare Counties in the southern San Joaquin Valley. The SWP includes facilities located throughout the State of California. The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) is headquartered in Sacramento, California

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 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 project water within KCWA's Water Supply Contract with DWR, all deliveries occur entirely within the SWP place of use, and exclusively utilizes existing facilities.
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