Policy and Procedures for Groundwater Extraction Allocation through Resolution 21-01

Summary

SCH Number
2021050562
Public Agency
Tri-County Water Authority
Document Title
Policy and Procedures for Groundwater Extraction Allocation through Resolution 21-01
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
5/26/2021

Document Description
The Policy and Procedures for Groundwater Extraction Allocation ("Policy & Procedures") is prepared pursuant to the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (Water Code section 10720 et seq.) to address undesirable results, including overdraft conditions and land subsidence, due to overpumping of groundwater. The Policy and Procedures allow landowners to transition extractions to a basin-wide sustainable yield through groundwater allocation.

Contact Information
Deanna Jackson
Executive Director
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant / Parties Undertaking Project / Responsible Agency
944 Whitley Ave, STE E
Corcoran, CA 93212

Phone : (559) 762-7240
djackson@tcwater.org

Location

Counties
Kings Tulare
Regions
Countywide
Other Location Info
Tri-County Water Authority GSA area

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
14 CCR 15307, 15308, 15061 (b)(3) and Water Code section 10728.6
Reasons for Exemption
The primary goal of the Policy & Procedures is to achieve sustainability of the limited natural groundwater resources of the Tule and Tulare Lake subbasins in order to all sustainable, reasonable and beneficial uses of this resource for agricultural and other uses. The Policy & Procedures is exempt from CQA review pursuant CEQA Guidelines section 15307 as the action of a regulatory agency acting to protect natural resources; CEQA Guidelines section 15308 as the action of a regulatory agency acting to protect natural resources; and under the common sense exemtion set forth in CEQA Guidelines section 15061 (b)(3).
County Clerks
Kings Tulare

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
CEQA Notice of Exemption with Resolution-ocr   PDF 6476 K

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