Improving Water and Energy Efficiency in California's Dairy Industry


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Energy Commission (California Energy Commission)
Document Title
Improving Water and Energy Efficiency in California's Dairy Industry
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
The Regents of the University of California on behalf of the Davis campus

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
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street, MS-48
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 327-3312


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
2019070094   PDF 622 K

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