Conveyance of up to 6,000 acre-feet of Westlands Water District's 2019 Central Valley Project Water to Kern County Water Agency (SWPAO #19033).

Summary

SCH Number
2019100665
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Conveyance of up to 6,000 acre-feet of Westlands Water District's 2019 Central Valley Project Water to Kern County Water Agency (SWPAO #19033).
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
10/31/2019

Document Description
California Department of Water Resources (DWR) will convey up to 6,000 acre-feet of Westlands Water District's 2019 Central Valley Project (CVP) water supplies to Kern County Water Agency (KCWA) on behalf of its member unit, Semitropic Water Storage District. The United States Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) will make the CVP water available to DWR at O'Neill Forebay for subsequent delivery by DWR to KCWA's turnouts in Reach 1 0A of the California Aqueduct through February 29, 2020, in accordance with Article 55 of KCWA's Water Supply Contract with DWR.

Contact Information
David Rizzardo
Department of Water Resources State Water Project Analysis Offc.
1416 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-9593

Location

Counties
Kern
Cross Streets
From the Delta to Reach 1 QA of the California Aqueduct.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, Class 1
Reasons for Exemption
a. State Water Project long-term water supply contract includes provisions for conveyance of nonproject 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
2019100665   PDF 630 K

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