Sutter Extension Water District 2022 Water Transfer Program
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
The Sutter Extension Water District (SEWD) proposes to sell up to 15,220 acre-feet (AF) of water to the participating member districts of the State Water Project Contractors, Incorporated or other South of Delta purchasers, including one or more Central Valley Project contractors (Buyers) during the 2022 irrigation season. As a willing seller, SEWD would make up to 15,220 acre-feet of water available to Buyers by idling cropland (i.e., non-irrigation of farmland by voluntary participants) and through groundwater substitution (i.e., using groundwater supplies instead of surface water supplies). SEWD’s proposed transfer will comply with the current draft Technical Information for Preparing Water Transfer Proposals dated December 2019 (Draft Technical Information), prepared by the Department of Water Resources and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation).
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State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB)
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