Improving Water and Energy Efficiency in California's Dairy Industry


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Energy Commission
Document Title
Improving Water and Energy Efficiency in California's Dairy Industry
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
This project targets the reduction of water and energy use in California's dairy industry. The objective is to demonstrate on a pilot scale, two innovative approaches to cooling dairy cattle in California: 1) Conduction cooling combined with a sub wet bulb evaporative chiller and 2) Targeted convection cooling using direct evaporative cooling technology. In addition to evaluating water and energy consumption of the technology, this project will research methods to accelerate market adoption of the technology.

Contact Information

Brad Williams
Agency Name
California Energy Commission
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
The Regents of the University of California on behalf of the Davis campus
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Davis, Pixley
Tulare, Yolo
Other Location Info
1 Shields Ave Davis, 95616 and 11275 Road 96 Pixley, 93256

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
14, §15301, §15306
Reasons for Exemption
See Attached NOE


Notice of Exemption

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