Conveyance of 2019 SWP Water to Growers in Kern County Water Agency to Complete an Exchange of Surface Water Supplies.

Summary

SCH Number
2019070074
Lead Agency
Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District
Document Title
Conveyance of 2019 SWP Water to Growers in Kern County Water Agency to Complete an Exchange of Surface Water Supplies.
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
5/31/2019
Project Applicant
Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District

Document Description
Growers in Kern County Water Agency intend to purchase up to 35,000 acre-feet of local surface water delivered into Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District. In exchange, a comparable amount of Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District's State Water Project water will be conveyed through the California Aqueduct and delivered to lands in Kern County Water Agency. The exchange will be completed in early 2019.

Contact Information
Mark Gilkey
Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District
1001 Chase Ave.
Corcoran, CA 93212

Phone : (559) 992-4127

Location

Cities
Corcoran
Counties
Kern Kings
Other Location Info
Service area of the Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District, and Kern County Water Agency.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 1729
Reasons for Exemption
The District has determined that there are no foreseeable environmental impacts. This single year delivery of SWP water is also exempt from CEQA under Water Code Section 1729. Further, the exchange is categorically exempt under CEQA since it involves the use and operation of existing facilities (CEQA Guidelines 15301 ).

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
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