Common Landowner Transfer of up to 4,497 acre-feet of Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District’s Approved 2021 State Water Project Table A Water to Kern County

Summary

SCH Number
2021050091
Public Agency
Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District
Document Title
Common Landowner Transfer of up to 4,497 acre-feet of Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District’s Approved 2021 State Water Project Table A Water to Kern County
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
5/5/2021

Document Description
Under the proposed project, up to 4,497 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 Sandridge Partners Incorporated, which farms in both TLBWSD and KCWA service areas. Sandridge Partners Incorporated will use the transferred water to better manage its water supplies.

Contact Information
Patrick Luzuriaga
Water Contracts Branch Chief
Responsible Agency
1416 Ninth St. Room 1620
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (919) 653-9593
patrick.luzuriaga@water.ca.gov

Location

Counties
Kern
Regions
Countywide
Other Location Info
From the Delta to Kern County Water Agency’s (KCWA) turnout(s) in Reach 10A 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 Clerks
Kern Sacramento Tulare

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
__nasswpao_SWPAO_Store_Data_SWP Contracts_Agreement Folders_2021_21003   PDF 225 K

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