Petitions for Temporary Change Involving Transfer and lnstream Flow Dedication

Summary

SCH Number
2020040198
Lead Agency
State Water Resources Control Board
Document Title
Petitions for Temporary Change Involving Transfer and lnstream Flow Dedication
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
4/17/2020
Project Applicant
Walker River Irrigation District

Document Description
The Walker River Irrigation District filed petitions for temporary change involving the transfer of up to 25,000 acre-feet of water for in stream flow dedication under Licenses 6000 and 9407.' The purpose of the transfer is to assist with increasing the flow into Walker Lake for environmental restoration in the Walker River Basin.

Contact Information
Scott McFarland
State Water Resources Control Board
Division of Water Rights 1001 I St.
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 341-5390

Location

Cities
Bridgeport, Topaz
Counties
Mono
Other Location Info
The Walker River from Topaz Reservoir and Bridgeport Reservoir to Walker Lake.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15307 and 15308
Reasons for Exemption
Statutory exemption under CA Water Code section 1729. Categorical exemption under section 15307 (Actions by Regulatory Agencies for Protection of Natural Resources) and section 15308 (Actions by Regulatory Agencies for Protection of the Environment). The purpose of the project is for environmental and natural resource protection.
Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
California Water Code section 1729
Reasons for Exemption
Statutory exemption under CA Water Code section 1729. Categorical exemption under section 15307 (Actions by Regulatory Agencies for Protection of Natural Resources) and section 15308 (Actions by Regu latory Agencies for Protection of the Environment). The purpose of the project is for environmental and natural resource protection.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020040198_A002221 Walker River River ID NOE   PDF 429 K

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