Conveyance of up to 53,300 acre-feet of Kern-Tulare Water District’s 2020 Central Valley Project Water to Kern County Water Agency (SWPAO #20010).

Summary

SCH Number
2020060081
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Conveyance of up to 53,300 acre-feet of Kern-Tulare Water District’s 2020 Central Valley Project Water to Kern County Water Agency (SWPAO #20010).
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
6/3/2020

Document Description
California Department of Water Resources (DWR) will convey up to 53,300 acre-feet of Kern-Tulare Water District’s 2020 Central Valley Project (CVP) water supplies to Kern County Water Agency (KCWA). The United States Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) will make the CVP water available to DWR at Banks Pumping Plant and/or O’Neill Forebay for subsequent delivery by DWR to KCWA’s turnouts in Reaches 9 through 13B of the California Aqueduct through February 28, 2021, in accordance with Article 55 of KCWA’s Water Supply Contract with DWR.

Contact Information
David Rizzardo
Department of Water Resource State Water Project Analysis Office
1416 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-9593

Location

Counties
Kern
Other Location Info
From the Delta to Reaches 9 through 13B of the California Aqueduct.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1; CEQA Guidelines Section 15301, existing facility.
Reasons for Exemption
a. State Water Project long-term water supply contract includes provisions for conveyance of non-project water to SWP contractors. b. No construction is required to implement the proposed delivery. c. The facilities are existing facilities that have not been expanded or modified to implement the proposed change in points of delivery. d. There will be no change in land use.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020060081_Central Valley Project Water   PDF 212 K

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