Temporary Urgency Change Petitions of License 1986 and Permits 11885, 11886 & 11887

Summary

SCH Number
2019080121
Lead Agency
SWRCB, Division of Water Rights (State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights)
Document Title
Temporary Urgency Change Petitions of License 1986 and Permits 11885, 11886 & 11887
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
8/5/2019
Project Applicant
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation)

Document Description
Reclamation filed temporary urgency change petitions for the above-mentioned water rights with the Division of Water Rights on May 14, 2019, to request the addition of the Mendota Pool as a point of re-diversion of water previously stored in Millerton Reservoir. The water will be provided to various wildlife refuges this summer.

Contact Information
Kathryn gaffney
State Water Resources Control Board
P.O. Box 2000
Sacramento, CA 95812

Phone : (916) 341-5360

Location

Cities
Mendota
Counties
Fresno Madera
Other Location Info
The San Joaquin River at Millerton Reservoir to the Mendota Pool

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15307, 15308
Reasons for Exemption
Section 15307 exempts actions by regulatory agencies for protection of natural resources, and Section 15308 exempts actions by regulatory agencies for protection of the environment. Approval of the temporary urgency change petitions will allow Reclamation to provide an uninterrupted supply of water to federal, state, and local wildlife refuges this summer.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2019080121   PDF 666 K

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