Exchange of up to 1,000 Acre-Feet of Del Puerto Water District’s Central Valley Project Water Supplies with Oak Flat Water District’s State Water Project Table

Summary

SCH Number
2020090357
Lead Agency
State Water Resources Control Board
Document Title
Exchange of up to 1,000 Acre-Feet of Del Puerto Water District’s Central Valley Project Water Supplies with Oak Flat Water District’s State Water Project Table
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
9/17/2020
Project Applicant
State Water Resources Control Board, Oak Flat Water District, Del Puerto Water District, Department of Water Resources, United States Bureau of Reclamation

Document Description
The Oak Flat Water District (OFWD), a State Water Project (SWP) Contractor, and Del Puerto Water District (DPWD), a Central Valley Project (CVP) Contractor are neighboring districts located north of San Luis Reservoir. DPWD proposes to use OFWD’s Turnouts B, C, and D in Reach 2A of the California Aqueduct as alternate points of diversion to deliver up to 1,000 acre-feet of OFWD’s SWP Table A Water to lands within DPWD’s boundaries. In exchange, Reclamation will make a like amount of CVP water available to the Department of Water Resources (DWR) at O’Neill Forebay. This exchange is covered under the 2020 Consolidated Place of Use Order (Order) approved by the State Water Resources Control Board and must be completed before July 14, 2021, when the Order expires.

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

Phone : (916) 563-9593

Location

Counties
Stanislaus
Other Location Info
From the Delta to Oak Flat Water District’s Turnouts B, C and D in Reach 2A of the California Aqueduct and O’Neill Forebay.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301
Reasons for Exemption
a. California Water Code, § 1729, exempts temporary changes in place of use from the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act. (see also Cal. Code Regs., tit.14, § 15282, subd. (u).) b. The proposed project is a water management operation using only existing facilities. c. The project will not support new development or a change in land use. d. The project does not establish a new permanent source of water supply.
Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
California Water Code Section 1729
Reasons for Exemption
a. California Water Code, § 1729, exempts temporary changes in place of use from the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act. (see also Cal. Code Regs., tit.14, § 15282, subd. (u).) b. The proposed project is a water management operation using only existing facilities. c. The project will not support new development or a change in land use. d. The project does not establish a new permanent source of water supp

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020090357_Exchange of up to 1,000 Acre-Feet of Del Puerto   PDF 276 K

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