Common Landowner Transfer of up to 10,000 acre-feet of Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District's Approved 2019 State Water Project Table A Water to Kern County

Summary

SCH Number
2019060083
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Common Landowner Transfer of up to 10,000 acre-feet of Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District's Approved 2019 State Water Project Table A Water to Kern County
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
5/17/2019

Document Description
Title Cont: Water Agency(SWPAO #19005) The proposed project is the transfer of up to 10,000 acre-feet of Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District's (TLBWSD) approved 2019 State Water Project (SWP) Table A water to KCWA. The request was made on behalf of landowner Sandridge Partners Inc., which farms in both TLBWSD's and KCWA's service areas. Sandridge Partners Inc. will use the transferred water to better manage its water supplies. The delivery of TLBWSD's approved 2019 SWP Table A water to KCWA will be completed by December 31, 2019.

Contact Information
David Rizzardo
DWR
1416 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-9593

Location

Counties
Kern
Other Location Info
From the Delta to Kern County Water Agency's (KCWA) turnouts at Reaches 9 through 11 B of the California Aqueduct, and Reach 31A on the Coastal Branch of the California Aqueduct.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301
Reasons for Exemption
a. State Water Project long-term water supply contract includes provisions for delivery within SWP place of use. b. No construction is required to implement the proposed points of delivery. c. The facilities are existing facilities that have not been expanded or modified to implement the proposed change in points of delivery. d. The water will be delivered to lands that have been in agricultural production for many years. There will be no change in land use.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
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