Califia Farms Recycled Water Project

Summary

SCH Number
2021040728
Lead Agency
North Kern Water Storage District
Document Title
Califia Farms Recycled Water Project
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
County Assessor Use Code: 4300 Irrigated Land/ Kern County Zoning Designation: Agriculture

Document Description
The proposed Project consists of recycling process water from Califia Farms by discharging into the Lerdo Canal where it blends with irrigation supplies managed by the North Kern Water Storage District.

Contact Information
Ram Venkatesan
North Kern Water Storage District
Lead/Public Agency
33380 Cawelo Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93308

Phone : (661) 393-2696
ram@northkernwsd.com

Location

Coordinates
35°29'58.1"N 119°8'52.7"W
Cities
Cawelo
Counties
Kern
Regions
Unincorporated
Cross Streets
Lerdo Highway and Zerker Road
Zip
93308
Total Acres
.01
Parcel #
091-060-01, 091-310-03
State Highways
58
Railways
N/A
Airports
N/A
Schools
N/A
Waterways
Lerdo Canal
Township
28S
Range
26E
Section
14
Base
Rosedale
Other Information
Califia Farms, LLC manufactures plant-based milks, yogurts, juices, and specialty coffee drinks from crops locally grown in the Central Valley. Califia Farms proposes to increase their discharge of recycled water to a maximum of 500,000 gallons per day (or approximately 560 acre feet per year). Recycled water would continue to be discharged to either the Lerdo Canal or Rosedale Spreading Basins, both of which are owned and operated by the North Kern Water Storage District.

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Water Facilities (Additional discharge)(Type Discharge, MGD 0.5)
Local Action
Construction
Project Issues
Air Quality Greenhouse Gas Emissions Hydrology/Water Quality
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT) California Department of Water Resources (DWR) California Highway Patrol (CHP) California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Natural Resources Agency California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB) Central Valley Flood Protection Board State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance

Attachments

Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Califia Farms Recycled Water Project IS_ND_4-29-21   PDF 4763 K Califia NOI   PDF 164 K Califia Summary_Form_for_Document_Submittal   PDF 190 K
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
Califia NOC   PDF 351 K

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