Conveyance of up to 40,000 acre-feet of Cross Valley Water and/or Friant Recirculation Water stored in San Luis Reservoir to be conveyed in the California Aqued

Summary

SCH Number
2019070186
Lead Agency
Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District
Document Title
Conveyance of up to 40,000 acre-feet of Cross Valley Water and/or Friant Recirculation Water stored in San Luis Reservoir to be conveyed in the California Aqued
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
6/7/2019
Project Applicant
Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District

Document Description
The Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District (District) will take delivery of up to 40,000 a.f. of Friant Recirculation Water (FRW) and/or Cross Valley Water (CV) under Article 55 of our State Water Supply Contract. The FRW is stored in San Luis Reservoir on behalf of Lower Tule River Irrigation District (L TRIO) and Orange Cove Irrigation District (OCID). The Cross Valley Water (CV) from L TRIO, Pixley Irrigation District (PIX), and Hills Valley Irrigation District (HVID) will be conveyed through banks pumping plant under Article 55 using state power. The FRW and CV water will be conveyed through the California Aqueduct using state power and delivered to the District in Reaches BC and 8D. In exchange, a comparable amount of local river supplies will be delivered by District landowners to the L TRIO, PIX, HVID, and OCID. Additional FRW and CV contractors may be participating in this exchange. The intention is to deliver the water by February 29, 2020. Any FRW and/or CV that is not delivered will be stored in San Luis Reservoir on the State side on behalf of TLBWSD.

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

Phone : (559) 992-4127

Location

Cities
Corcoran
Counties
Kings
Other Location Info
Service area of the Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District.

Notice of Exemption

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

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2019070186   PDF 1557 K

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