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

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Summary

SCH Number
2020019024
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
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
1/8/2021
Project Applicant
Department of Water Resources

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
Patricia Fernandez
State Water Resources Control Board
P.O. Box 2000
Sacramento, CA 95812-2000

Phone : (916) 319-9141
patricia.fernandez@waterboards.ca.gov

Location

Counties
Merced San Joaquin Stanislaus
Other Information
South of the Delta and north of O'Neill Forebay

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
State Water Resources Control Board
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
Department of Water Resources, 1416 Ninth Street, Room 1610, Sacramento, CA 95814

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
No
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
No
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes

Attachments

Notice of Determination
NOD_14443   PDF 249 K

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