Westlands Water District Distribution District No. 1 Central Valley Project Water Repayment Contract #14-06-200-3365A-XXX-B


SCH Number
Public Agency
Westlands Water District
Document Title
Westlands Water District Distribution District No. 1 Central Valley Project Water Repayment Contract #14-06-200-3365A-XXX-B
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project is the execution of Contract #14-06-200-3365A-XXX-B (Mercy Springs 2-way Partial Assignment), which would convert Westlands Water District Distribution District No. 1 's (District) existing water service contract to a repayment contract that provides the terms and conditions for water service with the United States Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) for the purpose of continuing delivery of Central Valley Project water within established parameters to lands within the District's existing service area boundary. The beneficiaries of the project are the District, its landowners, and water users. The USBR is a party to the trilateral agreement and as such is a recipient of the District's approval (Pub. Resources Code, §§21065, 21167.6.5). The project is entirely administrative in scope.

Contact Information

Jose Gutierrez
Agency Name
Westlands Water District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Westlands Water District - Distribution District No. 1
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Fresno, Kings
Other Location Info
Within the boundaries of the Westlands Water District

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The project is also 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 existing or former use. The Project is wholly administrative in scope as the project involves no construction, alteration, or expansion of an existing use.


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