Common Landowner Transfer of up to 10,000 af of Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District’s Approved 2021 SWP Table A Water to Kern County WA (SWPAO #20038)

Summary

SCH Number
2021020527
Public Agency
Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District
Document Title
Common Landowner Transfer of up to 10,000 af of Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District’s Approved 2021 SWP Table A Water to Kern County WA (SWPAO #20038)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
2/26/2021

Document Description
Under the proposed project, up to 10,000 acre-feet of Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District’s (TLBWSD) approved 2021 State Water Project (SWP) Table A water (TLBWSD’s 2021 Table A Water) will be transferred to Kern County Water Agency (KCWA) by December 31, 2021. The request was made on behalf of landowner JG Boswell Company, which farms in both TLBWSD and KCWA service areas. JG Boswell Company will use the transferred water to better manage its water supplies.

Contact Information
James Edwards
Department of Water Resources- O&M - Section Chief Water Contracts
Responsible Agency
1416 9th Street, Room 1630
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-1053
James.Edwards@water.ca.gov

Location

Counties
Kern
Regions
Southern California
Other Information
From the Delta to Kern County Water Agency’s (KCWA) turnout(s) at Reaches 12E and 13B 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 delivery within the SWP place of use. b. No construction is required to implement the proposed change in points of delivery. c. The facilities are existing facilities that have not been expanded or modified to implement the proposed change in points of delivery. d. The water will be delivered to lands that have been in agricultural production for many years. There will be no change in land use.
County Clerk
Kings
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