Conveyance of up to 5,300 Acre-Feet of Central Valley Project Water to Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District (SWPAO #19026).

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Conveyance of up to 5,300 Acre-Feet of Central Valley Project Water to Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District (SWPAO #19026).
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
TLBWSD (lead agency), DWR (responsible agency), and United States Bureau of Reclamation

Document Description
The proposed project is the conveyance of a combined total of up to 5,300 acre-feet of Mercy Springs Water District's CVP water (up to 1,300 acre-feet) and Fresno Slough Water District's CVP water (up to 4,000 acre-feet) to TLBWSD. This Non-Project water acquired by Angiola Water District, a member unit of TLBWSD, will be made available by Reclamation to the Department of Water Resources of the State of California (DWR) at O'Neill Forebay for subsequent delivery by DWR to TLBWSD's service area by February 28, 2020. This Non-Project water will be conveyed under Article 55 of TLBWSD's Water Supply Contract with DWR.

Contact Information
David Rizzardo
Department of Water Resource State Water Project Analysis Office
1416 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-9593


Other Location Info
From O'Neill Forebay to Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District's (TLBWSD) turnout(s) in Reaches BC and 80 of the California Aqueduct

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1 CEQA § 15301
Reasons for Exemption
a. The project is a water management operation using only existing facilities. b. The project will not support new development or a change in land use. c. The project does not establish a new permanent source of water supply. d. State Water Project long-term water supply contract includes provisions for conveyance of Non-Project water to SWP contractors


Notice of Exemption
2019080237   PDF 1220 K

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