Conveyance of up to 10,000 acre-feet of 2019 Central Valley Project Friant Recirculation Water to Kern County Water Agency (SWPAO #19020) .

Summary

SCH Number
2019080124
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Conveyance of up to 10,000 acre-feet of 2019 Central Valley Project Friant Recirculation Water to Kern County Water Agency (SWPAO #19020) .
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
8/6/2019
Project Applicant
WRMWSD

Document Description
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) will convey up to 10,000 acre-feet of 2019 Central Valley Project (CVP) Friant Re-circulation water (Non-Project Water) to Kern County Water Agency (KCWA), on behalf of Wheeler Ridge-Maricopa Water Storage District (WRMWSD), under Article 55 of KCWA's long-term Water Supply Contract with DWR. This Non-Project Water, acquired from Friant contractor San Luis District will be made available by the United States Bureau of Reclamation at O'Neill Fore-bay for subsequent delivery by DWR to KCWA's turnout(s). The delivery of water under this agreement shall be completed by February 28, 2020 and used within WRMWSD's CVP place of use.

Contact Information
David Rizzardo
Department of Water Resources
1416 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 563-9593

Location

Counties
Kern
Other Location Info
From O'Neill Forebay to California Aqueduct Reaches 12E through 16A.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301
Reasons for Exemption
a. State Water Project long-term water supply contract includes provisions for conveyance of non-project water to SWP contractors. b. No construction is required to implement the proposed delivery. c. The facilities are existing facilities that have not been expanded or modified to implement the proposed change in points of delivery. d. There will be no change in land use.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
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