Wesllands Water District Central Valley Project Water Repayment Contract #14-06-200-7823J-L TR1-P (Oro Loma Assignment Conversion to Repayment)

Summary

SCH Number
2020090339
Lead Agency
Westlands Water District
Document Title
Wesllands Water District Central Valley Project Water Repayment Contract #14-06-200-7823J-L TR1-P (Oro Loma Assignment Conversion to Repayment)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
9/17/2020
Project Applicant
Westlands Water District
Present Land Use
AG

Document Description
The project is the execution of Contract #14-06-200-7823J-LTR1-P (Oro Loma Assignment), which would convert Westlands Water District's (District) existing water service contract to a repayment contract that provides the terms and conditions for water service with the United States Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) for the purpose of continuing delivery of Central Valley Project water within established parameters to lands within the District's existing service area boundary. The beneficiaries of the project are the District, its landowners, and water users. The USBR is a party to the bilateral agreement and as such is a recipient of the District's approval (Pub. Resources Code, §§21065, 21167.6.5). The project is entirely administrative in scope.

Contact Information
Jose Gutierrez
Westlands Water District
3130 N. Fresno St.
Fresno, CA 93703

Phone : (559) 224-1523
jgutierrez@wwd.ca.gov

Location

Counties
Fresno Kings
Regions
Unincorporated
Waterways
San Luis Canal

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301
Reasons for Exemption
The project is also exempt under 14 CCR 15301 as it provides for the operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of existing or former use. The Project is wholly administrative in scope as the project involves no construction, alteration, or expansion of an existing use.
Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15261
Reasons for Exemption
The project is statutorily exempt from compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act as provided in Title 14 of the California Code of Regulations, Section 15261, because it is merely a continuation of a project approved, funded and fully operated prior to November 23, 1970 and no modification or alteration in the Central Valley Project or the amount of water delivered is proposed.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
WWD Oro Loma NOE Kings Co   PDF 155 K

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