North of O'Neill Forebay Long-Term Exchanges Between DWR and USBR


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
North of O'Neill Forebay Long-Term Exchanges Between DWR and USBR
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration

Document Description
The Proposed Project (Project) includes (1) up to 5,616 acre-feet of long-term exchanges between California Department of Water Resources (DWR) and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to facilitate the delivery of Central Valley Project (CVP) contract supply to three long-term CVP contractors under their existing contracts, and (2) a long-term change in place of use in DWR and Reclamation water rights permits/licenses authorized by the State Water Board to execute the exchanges for up to 15 years. The three CVP contractors, located between south of the Harvey O. Banks Pumping Plant (Banks) and north of O’Neill Forebay (O’Neill) and collectively known as the North of O’Neill Contractors are: (1) Byron Bethany Irrigation District (BBID), (2) the United States Department of Veteran’s Affairs San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery (National Cemetery), and (3) Del Puerto Water District (Del Puerto). See NOC for full details.

Contact Information
Anna Fock
Department of Water Resources
PO Box 942836
Sacramento, CA 94236

Phone : (916) 653-0190


Merced San Joaquin Stanislaus
State Water Project/Central Valley Project

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Local Action
Water Exchange
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Department of Boating and Waterways California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Water Resources California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Natural Resources Agency California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 California State Lands Commission Central Valley Flood Protection Board Delta Protection Commission Delta Stewardship Council Department of General Services Department of Toxic Substances Control State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights


Environmental Document
Draft_ISND_NOON_LT_Exchange_20200103   PDF 1613 K Final_NOI_Availability_20200107   PDF 16 K SCH_SummaryForm_20200108   PDF 585 K
NOC_20200108   PDF 603 K NOC_Att_ProjDec_20200108   PDF 50 K

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