Henry Miller Water District 2020 Water Transfer ("2020 Transfer")


SCH Number
Public Agency
Henry Miller Water District
Document Title
Henry Miller Water District 2020 Water Transfer ("2020 Transfer")
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The purpose of the 2020 Transfer is for Henry Miller Water District ("Henry Miller") to provide Berrenda Mesa Water District with up 2,200 acre-feet of Henry Miller's 2019 Kern River supply stored in the San Luis Reservoir via Kern County Water Agency ID4. The Water will be delivered to Berrenda Mesa Water District in 2020 upon a delivery schedule mutually agreeable to the parties. The point of delivery will be in the San Luis Reservoir. The transfer of water should reduce pumping within Berrenda Mesa Water District and is intended to help meet current demands within Berrenda Mesa Water District. The beneficiaries of the project are the landowners within Berrenda Mesa Water District, as well as the landowners within Henry Miller.

Contact Information

Dominic Sween
Agency Name
Henry Miller Water District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Henry Miller Water District
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Other Location Info
The water ("Water") that is the subject of the Henry Miller Water District 2020 Transfer is located in the San Luis Reservoir, and/or ancillary and/or related facilities. The Water will be transferred in place and delivered to lands within Berrenda Mesa Water District.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
California Code of Regulations section 15301(b) (Class 1)
Reasons for Exemption
The Project is limited to the continued operation of existing structures with negligible or no expansion of use. The Project would not involve the construction of any new facilities but would utilize existing delivery facilities.


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