Westlands Water District's Execution of Warren Act Contracts and Exchange Agreements with the United States

Summary

SCH Number
2019038645
Lead Agency
Westlands Water District
Document Title
Westlands Water District's Execution of Warren Act Contracts and Exchange Agreements with the United States
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
3/27/2019
Project Applicant
Westlands Water District

Document Description
The project is the execution of Warren Act Contracts and Exchange Agreements with the United States Bureau of Reclamation (USSR) for the purpose of conveying and storing groundwater and other nonProject water on behalf of Westlands Water District (District). The beneficiaries of the project are the District, its landowners, and water users. The USSR is a party to the bilateral agreement and as such is a recipient of the District's approval (Pub Resources Code §§21065, 21167.6.5). The Project is entirely administrative in scope.

Contact Information
Russ Freeman
Westlands Water District
P.O. Box 6056
Fresno, CA 93703

Phone : (559) 241-6241

Location

Counties
Fresno Kings
Other Location Info
Central Valley Project (CVP) Contractor service areas of Fresno and Kings Counties within the boundaries of Westlands Water District.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
§15061(b)(3), §15301 and§15304
Reasons for Exemption
See NOE for full details. The project is statutorily exempt from compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act as provided in Title 14 of the California Code of Regulations 1 Section 15261, because it is merely a continuation of a project approved, funded and fully operated prior to November 23, 1970 and no modification or alteration in the Central Valley Project or the amount of water delivered is proposed. See NOE for full details.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2019038645   PDF 137 K

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