Conveyance of up to 5,300 Acre-Feet of Central Valley Project Water to Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District (SWPAO #20028).

Summary

SCH Number
2020090259
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Conveyance of up to 5,300 Acre-Feet of Central Valley Project Water to Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District (SWPAO #20028).
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
9/11/2020

Document Description
California Department of Water Resources (DWR) will convey up to 5,300 acre-feet of Central Valley Project (CVP) water to TLBWSD. The CVP water (Non-Project Water) consists of up to 1,300 acre-feet from Mercy Springs Water District and up to 4,000 acre-feet from Fresno Slough Water District. The United States Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) will make the Non-Project Water available to DWR at O’Neill Forebay for subsequent delivery by DWR to TLBWSD’s turnouts in Reaches 8C and 8D of the California Aqueduct under Article 55 of TLBWSD’s Water Supply Contract with DWR.

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

Phone : (916) 653-9593

Location

Counties
Kings
Waterways
California Aqueduct
Other Location Info
From O’Neill Forebay to Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District’s (TLBWSD) turnout(s) in Reaches 8C and 8D 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 nonproject 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
2020090259_Central Valley Project Water NOE   PDF 445 K

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