Cross-Valley Canal (CVC) Contractors Conversion of Water Supply Contracts and Renewal of Conveyance Contracts

Summary

SCH Number
2020100075
Lead Agency
Lower Tule River Irrigation District
Document Title
Cross-Valley Canal (CVC) Contractors Conversion of Water Supply Contracts and Renewal of Conveyance Contracts
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Received
Project Applicant
Lower-Tule River Irrigation District (LTRID)

Document Description
The proposed Project includes: (1) the approval and execution of agreements converting CVC Contractors’ existing water supply agreements for CVP Water with Reclamation pursuant to the Water Infrastructure Improvement for the Nation Act, Pub. L. 114-322 (WIIN Act); and (2) the approval of agreements with DWR that renew the terms of existing agreements for the conveyance of CVC Contractors’ CVP Water until 2035. The conveyance agreements have three parties (Reclamation, DWR, CVC Contractors) and provide for the continued conveyance of the CVC Contractors’ CVP Water through SWP facilities in the same amounts and manner.

Contact Information
Eric Limas
Lower-Tule River Irrigation District
357 East Olive Avenue
Tipton, CA 93272

Phone : (559) 686-4716
elimas@ltrid.org

Location

Cities
Tulare
Counties
Tulare
Regions
Southern California
Other Location Info
The Cross-Valley Canal (CVC) is a water conveyance facility in the southern San Joaquin Valley that extends from the California Aqueduct near Tupman, east to the Kern River. The CVC can convey water to the CVC Contractors’ turn-outs along the Friant-Kern Canal (FKC), on the east side of the San Joaquin Valley. The CVC Contractors are located within Fresno, Kings, Tulare, and Kern Counties. DWR operates the State Water Project (SWP), with facilities available for conveyance of CVP Water for CVC Contractors when unused capacity is present, located in Central California from Clifton Court Forebay south to the California Aqueduct’s connection with the CVC.

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Conversion of Water Supply Contracts and Renewal of Conveyance )
Local Action
Other Action
Project Issues
Air Quality Biological Resources Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Cumulative Effects Other
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 6 California Department of Water Resources California Energy Commission California Governor's Office of Emergency Services California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Natural Resources Agency California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 California State Lands Commission Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, District 12 State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, District 19 State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, District 23 State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance

Attachments

Environmental Document
CVC - Final Initial Study-OCR   PDF 682 K CVC - Final NOP and IS-OCR-Combined   PDF 1194 K CVC - Final NOP-OCR   PDF 205 K
NOC
CVC - NOC   PDF 273 K
State Comments
2020100075_NAHC Comment   PDF 280 K

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