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
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
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
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
Agency Name
Department of Water Resource State Water Project Analysis Office
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
TLBWSD (lead agency), DWR (responsible agency), and United States Bureau of Reclamation
Contact Types
Project Applicant


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

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