Temporary Transfer of 20,000 acre-feet of Water - Water Right Permit 13856


SCH Number
Public Agency
State Water Resources Control Board
Document Title
Temporary Transfer of 20,000 acre-feet of Water - Water Right Permit 13856
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
PCWA filed a petition with the Division of Water Rights for the proposed temporary transfer of 20,000 acre-feet of previously stored water (under Permit 13856) to Westlands water District. The transfer will be in effect from the date of approval of the petition through September 30, 2020.

Contact Information

Ken Emanuel
Agency Name
State Water Resources Control Board
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Placer County Water Agency (PCWA)
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Placer, Sacramento
Other Location Info
North/Middle Forks of American River & Rubicon River in Western Placer County and Northern Sacramento County

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Sec., 15282(u), CA Water Code section 1729
Reasons for Exemption
Temporary transfers of water under Water Code section 1725, et seq., are exempt from the requirements of Division 13 (commencing with Section 2'1000) of the Public Resources Code. (CEQA Guidelines Section 15282)


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