Conveyance of 2020 Water Transfer from El Dorado Irrigation District to Westlands Water District (SWPAO #20753)

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Summary

SCH Number
2020039045
Lead Agency
El Dorado Irrigation District
Document Title
Conveyance of 2020 Water Transfer from El Dorado Irrigation District to Westlands Water District (SWPAO #20753)
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
9/30/2020

Document Description
PROJECT DESCRIPTION El Dorado Irrigation District (District) has requested that DWR convey up to 8,421 acre-feet of transfer water to Westlands made available by additional releases from Caples Lake and Silver Lake that otherwise would be added to storage in Jenkinson Lake. The District also has a separate conveyance agreement (SWPAO #20-752) with DWR and Westlands regarding the transfer of stored releases from Weber Reservoir. The combined maximum transfer amount from Caples Lake, Silver Lake, and Weber Reservoir will be 8,421 acre-feet. The point of transfer will be Folsom Lake Reservoir. The transfer water will flow to the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, where DWR will export the transfer water through the SWP Banks Pumping Plant and convey it to Westlands’ service area through the California Aqueduct.

Contact Information
Brian Heiland
Department of Water Resources
State Water Project Analysis Office 1416 9th Street, Room 1620
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-4547

Location

Counties
El Dorado
Other Location Info
El Dorado County and the service area of Westlands Water District (Westlands). The Project will use existing State Water Project (SWP) facilities.

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
DWR
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
DWR’s decision and determination is based on the documents described herein, which are available for review at the office of the District, 2890 Mosquito Road, Placerville, California 95667. The custodian of the administrative record for DWR is Kora Bitcon, (916) 653-9313 at the Bonderson Building, 901 P Street, Room 145, Sacramento, California 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
N/A
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No

Attachments

Notice of Determination
2020039045_Signed_NOD_20753_EID_20200929   PDF 326 K

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