Agreement to transfer CVP water from Westlands Water District (WWD) to Wheeler Ridge-Maricopa Water Storage District (WRM) and Semitropic Water Storage District

Summary

SCH Number
2019080126
Lead Agency
Westlands Water District
Document Title
Agreement to transfer CVP water from Westlands Water District (WWD) to Wheeler Ridge-Maricopa Water Storage District (WRM) and Semitropic Water Storage District
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
8/6/2019
Project Applicant
Westlands Water District

Document Description
The project includes the execution of Water Exchange Agreements to deliver up to 29,556 acre-feet (AF) of WWD's 2019-20 allocated CVP supplies to WRM and SWSD on behalf of a common landowner that farms in WWD and within the Kern County Water Agency (KCWA) service area. The delivery will occur between July 2019 through the end of February 2020.

Contact Information
Russ Freeman
Westlands Water District
P.O. Box 6056
Fresno, CA 93703

Phone : (559) 241-6241

Location

Counties
Fresno Kern Kings
Other Location Info
Central Valley Project (CVP) and State Water Project (SWP) Contractor service areas and existing CVP and SWP facilities. Including the following counties: Fresno, Kings and Kern.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301
Reasons for Exemption
Westlands Water District determined that this Project is exempt under 14 CCR 15301 as it provides for the operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that existing at the time of the lead agency's determination. The Project is wholly administrative in scope as the project involves no construction, alteration, or expansion of an existing use.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
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