6,000 AF Water Transfer


SCH Number
Public Agency
Buena Vista Water Storage District
Document Title
6,000 AF Water Transfer
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Buena Vista will transfer 6,000 AF of water stored in San Luis Reservoir from the above average hydro-logic conditions that existed in 2017. The transferred water would be beneficially used by agricultural crops. No additional groundwater will be pumped.

Contact Information

Tim Ashlock
Agency Name
Buena Vista Water Storage District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Fresno, Kern, Kings
Other Information
Westlands Water District Service Area located in Fresno and Kings Counties Buena Vista Water Storage District located in Kem County Pleasant Valley Water District located in Fresno County City of Coalinga located in Fresno County

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The project satisfies Section 1725 of the California Water Code. This transfer only involves the amount of water that would have been consumptively used via deep wells for the 2019 water year. It is not precedent setting and does not injure any legal user of water. Additionally, the water is stored in San Luis Reservoir and will not affect fish, wildlife, or other instream beneficial uses.


Notice of Exemption

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